Coronavirus: several EU states ban mass events after Italian lockdown
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Italy’s nationwide lockdown has come into force and other EU states have begun to impose strict measures to stem the spread of coronavirus.
Austria’s chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, announced a ban on people coming into the country from Italy by car, train or plane, with exceptions for medical emergencies. Other measures in Austria include a ban on outdoor events with more than 500 attendees and indoor events with more than 100, including weddings.