Italy enters nationwide lockdown
Updated 07:06, 10-Mar-2020

Italy has extended their COVID-19 quarantine measures to the entire county. 

Public gatherings are banned, all sporting events are suspended and people will only be able to travel to work or family emergencies. 

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says these new rules will take effect on Tuesday, March 10. 

Outside of China, Italy has been hit hardest by the COVID-19 outbreak. 

As of Monday, the death toll reached 463.