Coronavirus: Irish citizens advised not to travel to Italy’s affected areas

Harris says chances of case in Ireland has ‘significantly increased’ in light of Italian outbreak

Almost a dozen towns in northern Italy are on lockdown as the worst coronavirus outbreak in Europe surpasses 100 and continues to grow. Video: Reuters

Irish citizens have been advised by the Department of Foreign Affairs not to travel to areas of Italy affected by a coronavirus outbreak.

In revised travel advice issued on Monday, the department notes the increase in the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Italy, and the restriction imposed by the Italian authorities in specific parts of the north of the country.

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