Italy’s death toll has risen by 168 in just 24 hours to 631 deaths confirmed due to contracting so far.
10,149 have now tested positive for Coronavirus in Italy!
It comes one day after prime minister Giuseppe Conte placed the whole country under lockdown.
The move will see all public events banned, cinemas, gyms and pubs closed, funerals and weddings cancelled and sporting matches including Serie A games suspended.
While schools and universities will remain shut until 3 April at the earliest.