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Italy Mulls Partial Lockdown as Cases, Hospitalizations Jump

  • Cabinet to discuss new virus support measures for workers
  • Restaurants, bars to have limited hours, while cinemas to shut
Protesters poured into the streets of Naples where some police vehicles were targeted by demonstrators.

Protesters poured into the streets of Naples where some police vehicles were targeted by demonstrators.

Photographer: Carlo Hermann/AFP via Getty Images

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Italy is preparing to introduce the strongest virus restrictions since the end of a national lockdown in May as new cases surge and hospitalizations rise.