Italy imposes lockdown over Christmas and New Year to curb spread of Covid-19

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    Italy, one of the countries worst hit by Covid-19, will be placed under new restrictions over the Christmas and New Year periods, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced late Friday.

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