COVID-19: 179 Doctors honored in Italy, as Cuomo reopens theaters 

COVID-19: 179 Doctors honored in Italy, as Cuomo reopens theaters 


As the Italian government considers yet more restrictions to try to curb the resurgence of coronavirus.

The 179 Italian specialists who have kicked the bucket in the COVID-19 emergency were recalled Sunday in a service in the northern Italian town of Duno, north of Milan.


Their names were recorded in marble at an asylum in the Lombardy locale; which has also been the hardest-hit zone in the nation.



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The names incorporate Dr. Roberto Stella, the main known Italian doctor to kick the bucket of COVID-19; his demise at 67 on March 11 passing stunned the Italian clinical foundation; and underlined the danger that the Covid-19 pandemic to family specialists.


Italy, the principal nation outside of Asia to distinguish neighborhood transmission of the infection; has seen new affirmed positive cases flood over 10,000 every day lately.


That is higher than the infection’s most deadly top in March and April; when just the most truly sick were being tried in Italy.


Meanwhile, Movie theaters in New York state can reopen next Friday with restrictions on audience size as well as other precautions in place, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.


Theaters in New York City aren’t included, and counties must likewise have a positivity rate below 2%; on a 14-day average and have no “cluster zones.”


Audiences will be restricted to 25% of capacity with a maximum of 50 people per screen; Cuomo said. Masks will be required and there will also be assigned seating to ensure social distancing.


This week, the Global Cinema Federation also sent an open letter to Cuomo; urging him to let theaters reopen; saying Hollywood studios may continue delaying their remaining 2020 releases if theaters remain closed.


The group, equally important, asked Cuomo to adopt a county-by-county plan for theater openings based on virus data; similar to what California Gov. Gavin Newsom has done.






Source: MB

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