Coronavirus: Several football games in Italy called off after second death –

A number of football matches in Italy have been postponed over fears of the spread of coronavirus.

A woman from the northern region of Lombardy is the second person in Italy to die from the virus in the past 24 hours.

Cremonese’s Serie B match against Ascoli and Piacenza v Sambenedettese in Serie C are among those postponed.

Serie D matches and a number of amateur and youth games in the Lombardy and Veneto regions are also called off.

The Cremonese squad had already travelled to Ascoli’s Cino e Lillo Del Duca Stadium in the central Marche region of the country before being informed that the game had been postponed.

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