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UK advises Britons against non-essential travel to Italy

(Reuters) – Britain’s Foreign Office on Monday advised here Britons against all but essential travel to Italy after Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said the whole country would be placed under lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak.

British nationals could still leave Italy, Europe’s worst-affected country, without any restriction but the Foreign Office cautioned travelers to check flight details as airline schedules were also affected by the outbreak.

Reporting by Roshan Abraham in Bengaluru; Editing by Sandra Maler

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