Six matches of the 26th round of the championship of Italy on football, including the match “Juventus” – “inter”, 3-4 March will be held without spectators in connection with the dissemination of the coronavirus. It is reported TASS citing a statement by the country’s sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora.
“we have taken action prohibiting any of the events until next Sunday, said Spadafora’s edition of Football Italia. – Initially, the ban was extended to Lombardy, Veneto and Piedmont, now we have imposed a similar ban on Friuli – Venice-Giulia, Emilia-Romagna and Liguria. In these regions retained the ban on holding mass events, including sports, some activities we were allowed to hold without spectators”.
Six matches in #SerieA Week 26 will be carried out behind closed doors, including the Scudetto battle between #JuventusInter on Sunday. #FCIM #HellasVerona #ACMilan #Sassuolo #Brescia #Spal #Sampdoria #Juventus #Genoa #Udinese #Fiorentinahttps://t.co/DOx8yFtqZl pic.twitter.com/FFxME01LMg
— footballitalia (@footballitalia) February 25, 2020
Previously due to coronavirus was canceled four meetings of the 25th round, which was scheduled for Sunday and the return match of 1/16 Europa League final between “inter” and the Bulgarian “Ludogorets” will be held without spectators.
According to the latest data, the number of confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus in Italy has reached 229, including six deaths. One patient recovered. The majority of the infected people live in Lombardy.