January 2 According to the European Union News Agency quoted by the European Network, on January 1st local time, the Italian Ministry of Civil Defense reported 22,211 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, with a total of 21,29,376 confirmed cases; 462 new deaths nationwide, with a total of 74,621 deaths; cumulative The number of cured cases was 1,479988.
It is reported that although the epidemic in Italy rebounded again after the Christmas holiday, and the government imposed severe lockdown measures and a nationwide curfew during the New Year, it has still not been able to stop the people from setting off fireworks and firecrackers on New Year’s Eve.
From the moment the New Year’s bell rang, the deafening firecrackers in the capital Rome lasted for about 25 minutes.
Italian police informed the media that since the curfew was imposed at 10:00 on New Year’s Eve, the national fire police force sent police officers 299 times due to accidents caused by residents setting off fireworks and firecrackers.
In the fireworks and firecrackers incident in the New Year, 79 people were injured and 23 people were hospitalized for treatment. One of the children was unfortunately killed.
According to the report, while playing in the street, the 13-year-old boy from Asti, Piedmont, Italy, picked up a giant firecracker that could not be ignited. Then the dumb cannon exploded instantly, causing the boy to be seriously injured in the abdomen and died.
In addition, in the residential area of Padua Street, Milan, when many people set off fireworks and firecrackers in the neighborhood, a local man took out his pistol and shot in the air to celebrate the New Year because he could not buy fireworks to celebrate the New Year.
At present, the police have intervened in the investigation of the shooting incident.
In the capital Rome, nine people were injured by setting off fireworks and firecrackers on New Year’s Eve, and a 16-year-old boy was seriously injured.