Returning vacationers drive Italy’s surge in COVID-19 cases

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Returning vacationers drive Italy’s surge in COVID-19 cases

A medical worker wearing protective gear collects a swab from a person sitting inside a car during COVID-19 tests at the the Santa Maria della Pieta’ health center in Rome. Vacationers returning from Mediterranean Sea resorts abroad as well as on the Italian island of Sardinia have accounted for upward leaps in daily new case numbers. On Saturday, Italy registered 1,071 new cases, the highest daily number since mid-May, and only weeks after the nation had seen the number of day-to-day new infections plunge to about 200.

Returning vacationers drive Italy’s surge in COVID-19 cases

A medical worker wearing protective gear collects a swab from a person sitting inside a car during COVID-19 tests at the the Santa Maria della Pieta’ health center in Rome. Vacationers returning from Mediterranean Sea resorts abroad as well as on the Italian island of Sardinia have accounted for upward leaps in daily new case numbers. On Saturday, Italy registered 1,071 new cases, the highest daily number since mid-May, and only weeks after the nation had seen the number of day-to-day new infections plunge to about 200.
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