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Coronavirus: Italy's death toll overtakes China's

Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

For the second day running in Italy, more than four hundred people died in a single day. Italy's government has said it will extend the nationwide lockdown beyond the end of next week.

Also in the programme: the latest from how Spain and India are coping with the impact of the virus; and one of the world's most celebrated musicians Yo-Yo Ma says thank you to the medical staff working all hours to prevent the disease.

(Photo: A lockdown imposed on 12 March in Italy has been extended. Credit: Getty Images)

53 minutes

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Thu 19 Mar 2020 21:06GMT

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  • Thu 19 Mar 2020 21:06GMT

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