Police checkpoint introduced outside Italian town due to virus fears | AFP

Police cars patroll the area and install a checkpoint at the entrance of Casalpusterlengo, Lombardy, northern Italy. Tens of thousands of Italians are preparing for a week-long quarantine in the country’s north as nerves begin to fray among the locals faced with new lockdown measures. Italy has confirmed 132 cases of the virus, including two deaths, and has imposed travel and movement restrictions for tens of thousands of residents in several northern towns. IMAGES

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