Airline study says virus risk low on planes Airline study says virus risk low on planes 02:20 Italy’s leader imposed at least a month of new restrictions across the country Sunday to fight rising coronavirus infections, shutting down gyms, pools and movie theaters, putting an early curfew on cafes and restaurants and mandating that people keep wearing masks outdoors. Worried about crippling Italy’s stagnant economy, especially after 10 weeks of a severe lockdown earlier in the pandemic, Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte opted against another heavy nationwide lockdown. The new decree goes into effect Monday and lasts until November 24.”Our aim is to protect health and the economy,” Conte said. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte adjusts a face mask as he speaks during a news conference as the outbreak of the coronavirus continues, at Chigi Palace in Rome, Italy, on Sunday, October 25, 2020. Yara Nardi / Reuters A day earlier, Italy surpassed a half million confirmed coronavirus cases since February, when it became the first country in Europe stricken by the pandemic. On Sunday, Italy registered 21,273 new confirmed cases and 128 deaths since the day before. Italy has reported a total of 37,338 virus deaths, Europe’s second-highest pandemic death


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