People ‘on edge’ and Venice landmarks shut as Italy tackles coronavirus outbreak

British tourists in Venice have reported that people seem “on edge” as major attractions have been closed amid concerns over the outbreak of Covid-19.

The popular Venice Carnival has been cut short and tourist haunts such as St Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace may be closed until March.

Shannon Belvin, 22, who is on holiday with her parents, said she was “disappointed” but understood that precautions were necessary.

“We got...
source: Sutton Guardian

2020-02-24 17:26
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