Italy’s death toll surpasses China’s, 23 March 2020

Coronavirus spreads across Europe:

– Germany bans gatherings of more than two people.

– It has reported more than 90 deaths.

– Angela Merkel goes in to quarantine.

– Spain’s death toll passes 1600.

– Italy’s death toll passes that seen in China.

– Switzerland calls in its army reserves, for the first time since the Second World War.

– Strict rules limiting movement come in to force in Greece.

BBC News report by Rich Preston.

Broadcast 23 March 2020.