In Italy the number of deaths from coronavirus has surpassed those in China. 3,405 people have now died from Covid-19, a rise of 427 in just 24 hours.
The total number of cases in Italy has risen to above 41 000. Italy’s outbreak came to light in the north of the country in February. We report now from Bergamo in Lombardy in northern Italy, one of Europe’s wealthiest regions.
It finds itself at the epicentre of the country’s outbreak. And a warning, my report contains some distressing images.