Coronavirus: The Italians struggling to put food on the table


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For a month now that the entire population of Italy, some 60 million people are under strict lockdown conditions amid the coronavirus outbreak. While people are forced to stay at home as emergency coronavirus measures, many of them are unable to earn any money. A lot of Italian households are running out of savings.

Though the Italian government has agreed to pay part of people’s wages, the payments have not yet been delivered.

The BBC’s Europe correspondent Jean Mackenzie has been to meet some of the Italians who can no longer afford to buy food.

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