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Recent ITV News Content:
Coronavirus patients in Italy are treated as “numbers”, a British nurse has told ITV News, as hospitals struggle to deal with the huge increase in cases.
Connor McAinsh, who works at the Gavazzeni Hospital in Bergamo, in one of the worst affected regions in Italy, said the intensive care unit where he works has seen “an endless stream of people coming in” being treated for coronavirus.
Some 3,405 people in Italy have died from Covid-19, meaning deaths there have surpassed those in China.
In This Story: Covid-19
Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.
Symptoms of coronavirus
The main symptoms of coronavirus are:
- a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
- a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
- shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)
Latest News about Covid-19
Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.