Transcript for Major lockdown in Italy from coronavirus
That major lockdown and illegal government dating travel for about a quarter of the population. And kissling many public gatherings nationwide. And for the first time look at this Pope Francis live streaming. He's Sunday prayer hoping to keep away large crowds more than 360 people now died at the corner virus in Italy the most outside of China. And nearly 15100 new cases were reported just in the past 24 hours here's ABC's Jennifer cost. In Italy tonight sixteen million people in the country's hot zone now in lock down. That's more than a quarter of its population under quarantine. With Casey is soaring to more than 7000 infected and 366. Deaths a 30% spike overnight. The most fatalities outside of China. Travel in an out of fourteen northern province has restricted until April. Including the city of Venice a tourist favorite and the massive lumbered he region home to fashion capital Milan. And eerie quiet in both CDs iconic sights on Sunday with overnight panic at this train station passengers desperate to his feet. Fearful trains would be shutting down. Weddings and funerals postponed ski resorts gyms and malls closed. This hitters banned from the Vatican museum. Pope Francis praying for the victims of the epidemic. Through life stream sealed off from worshippers then surprising a few pilgrims with a quick weight from his balcony over Saint Peter's Square. Tonight the unprecedented quarantine at winning praise from the dead EU HL. It's cheap calling it a courageous step to protect the Italian people. Come.
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