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Breaking: Italian Serie A To Return In June -Italy Prime Minister Announces

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The Italian Serie A league is likely to return in June for the 2019/2020 campaign completion according to Italy Prime Minister Guiseppe Conte.

Sporting activities in Italy including Serie A was suspended on March 10, 2020, at the height of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Prime Minister Conte says individual training and social distance will ease from 2 meters to 1 meter from May 4.

The Prime Minister also announces that group training, the opening of museums will be allowed as the lockdown is getting relaxed.

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Since the first coronavirus case was reported in Italy on February 20, not less than 26,000 people have died as a result of the virus or related complain.

Italy now reports as low as 260 deaths in its latest announcement to show a big drop in the death rate from the virus.

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“When it comes to football, that will mean individual training allowed from March 4, while they will be permitted to train in groups from May 18.

Players will also be regularly tested both with swabs and blood tests to ensure that if someone does become infected, it is spotted early and he is isolated” says Prime Minister Conte.

The relaxation of the lockdown is a welcome development in Italy where thousands died as a result of the virus.

Some club owners and managers were already calling for the cancellation of the 2019/2020 campaign.

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It is yet to be known whether the English League and the Spanish League will be following suit.

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