Italian Mayor says they are winning the battle against Coronavirus

Codogno is a town in northern Italy, And is at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in the country.

Today the town’s mayor, Francesco Passerini, has said the number of new infections is steadily decreasing, and that this gives him “hope” they can defeat the virus.

“We are close to zero growth,”

With many other European countries 10-14 days behind the outbreak seen it Italy news like this will be welcomed showing that the preventative steps being taken are having the required outcome in reducing the numbers of new cases.