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Italian football championship threatened by coronavirus

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — Three of the six final matches of the 25th round of the Italian football championship were postponed indefinitely due to a sharp increase in the number of confirmed cases of new type of coronavirus infection in the northern regions of the country. This was reported to reporters by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.

Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora intends to suspend all scheduled for Sunday sports activities in the areas of Veneto and Lombardy, said Conte.

In these regions, Inter and Sampdoria, Verona and Cagliari, as well as Atalanta and Sassuolo were to meet on the field. In addition to the top division, 42 matches in amateur and youth leagues were also canceled.

Earlier, Life reported that the number of coronavirus infected in Italy rose to 79 people , two people died. According to WHO, the country has now become Europe ‘s leader in the number of infected people.

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