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Turin’s Mirafiori factory reopens

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Metalworkers and employees of the FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) factory in Mirafiori return to work in Turin, northern Italy, on Monday 27 April 2020.

Turin's Mirafiori factory repoens amid coronavirus disease pandemic
A security personnel wearing a face mask checks the body temperature of a motorist with a thermal scanner device as metalworkers and employees of the FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) factory in Mirafiori return to work in Turin, northern Italy. EPA-EFE/ALESSANDRO DI MARCO

The Italian plant reopened its doors after being temporarily closed due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

The Italian government has announced measures to ease the country’s lockdown as the country appears to be regaining control from the coronavirus pandemic.

Turin's Mirafiori factory repoens amid coronavirus disease pandemic
A worker wearing a face mask and protective gloves hands documents to motorists as metalworkers and employees of the FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) factory in Mirafiori return to work in Turin, northern Italy. EPA-EFE/ALESSANDRO DI MARCO

Italian authorities reported 260 deaths linked to COVID-19 on Sunday, the fewest daily deaths since 14 March, bringing the country’s total to 26,644.

In an evening briefing on Sunday, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced that manufacturing and construction companies would be able to resume business from Monday 4 May, with retail trade reopening a fortnight later on 18 May.

 

 

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