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Italy: Protesters demand ‘freedom’ in ongoing Naples rallies against COVID measures02:59

Italy: Protesters demand ‘freedom’ in ongoing Naples rallies against COVID measures

Italy, Naples
October 27, 2020 at 06:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

Protesters took to the streets of Naples for another round of rallies against new coronavirus restrictions on Monday.

Protesters had assembled at Piazza Plebiscito and later marched on the regional government building chanting for 'freedom.'

Protesters have been rallying against the regional governor who has pushed for stricter measures, including a nighttime curfew running between 23:00 and 05:00 and the closure of most of Campania's schools, where Naples is located, in an attempt to slow down the spread of the coronavirus.

The new round of measures also includes a countrywide closure of bars and restaurants at 18.00, as well as shutting gyms, cinemas, and swimming pools.

Italy has registered 542,789 cases of coronavirus with 37,479 related deaths, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

Italy: Protesters demand ‘freedom’ in ongoing Naples rallies against COVID measures02:59
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Protesters took to the streets of Naples for another round of rallies against new coronavirus restrictions on Monday.

Protesters had assembled at Piazza Plebiscito and later marched on the regional government building chanting for 'freedom.'

Protesters have been rallying against the regional governor who has pushed for stricter measures, including a nighttime curfew running between 23:00 and 05:00 and the closure of most of Campania's schools, where Naples is located, in an attempt to slow down the spread of the coronavirus.

The new round of measures also includes a countrywide closure of bars and restaurants at 18.00, as well as shutting gyms, cinemas, and swimming pools.

Italy has registered 542,789 cases of coronavirus with 37,479 related deaths, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

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