Italian Health Minister Roberto Speranza said the country has coped with the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic.
“I think Italy did it. I’m not talking about the government, but about the country as a whole. It was not obvious, we were the first in the world after China. We did not have operating instructions, we needed to find out about the virus, “RIA Novosti quotes him as saying.
According to him, the country “emerged from the storm”, but is not yet in a “safe port”.
“The international situation is worrying, now we are seeing the worst moment of the epidemic in the world,” he said.
In Italy, almost 245 thousand coronavirus cases were recorded, more than 197 thousand patients recovered, more than 35 thousand became victims.
Earlier, Italian Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora said he was working on admitting spectators to stadiums in September.