People walk in an almost empty Via del Corso as Italy tightens measures to try and contain the spread of coronavirus. Reuters
International airlines including British Airways and Cathay Pacific have drastically truncated routes to such places as northern Italy and South East Asia as demand sharply plummets.
The overall death toll jumped to more than 5,000, including nearly 1,500 in Europe, with total infections topping 140,000 internationally, according to an AFP tally based on official sources.
Elsewhere in Europe, frustrations with COVID-19 curbs were spilling over, with scuffles breaking out at a large anti-restrictions protest in the German city of Kassel, and thousands joining a similar demonstration in Liestal, Switzerland.
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