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'Too strict': Italians adjust to new reality under coronavirus lockdown

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMarch 13, 2020, 12:37 PM UTCBy Matt Bradley, Bill O'Reilly, Lidia Sirna and Michele NovagaROME — The local chef did not expect police to swoop in when he paused to take a picture of this city's renowned Spanish Steps, which for once were free of hordes of tourists as a result of Italy's sweeping coronavirus lockdown.But officers handed Andrea Misseri a fine of between 60 and 80 euros (around $70 to $90) because he didn’t have the correct permission to leave his home.“The fine now can happen if you're going anywhere without any reason, so at the moment it’s like a curfew,” he told NBC News right af ...
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