Drone Video Shows Empty Motorways Amid Coronavirus Lockdown In Italy
A drone hovering above highways in Italy's Lombardy region captures the eerie emptiness amid the country's coronavirus lockdown.
Drone video showed eerily empty streets in Denver on Tuesday as residents were encouraged to stay at home amid the coronavirus outbreak. (March 31) Strict regulations to control the spread of coronavirus in China are taking a toll on mental health as people are confined to their homes for weeks.
Health professionals say millions are struggling to cope with anxiety and fears over the future.
Those under lockdown in Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus, are particularly at risk.
Al Jazeera's Katrina Yu reports from Beijing, China. A total of 79 people in Italy have died from the coronavirus, which means the country has overtaken Iran to record the highest death toll outside of China.
And countries across Europe are scrambling to contain the virus, with the aviation industry taking a hard hit.
Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports. CGTN's Elaine Reyes speaks with Milan-based journalist Stefano Vergine about life in Italy under lockdown.