Giorgio Armani donates over a million dollars to Italian hospitals

The government imposed a travel ban on a quarter of the population and canceled many public meetings nationwide. 

Pope Francis live streaming the Sunday prayer because of coronavirus.

Fashion designer and entrepreneur Giorgio Armani donated 1.4 million dollars to hospitals in Italy to fight the coronavirus, the Daily Mail reports.

The source told the publication that the designer transferred the money to three medical institutions in Milan, as well as the National Institute of Infectious Diseases named after Milan. Lazzaro Spallanzani National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Rome and the Civil Protection Agency.

As of Monday evening, 463 deaths had been recorded in Italy. The total number of those infected, including those who died and were recovered, reached more than nine thousand.

Italy is now the most affected country in Europe due to the coronavirus outbreak. As a result, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has announced that quarantine measures are being extended to the entire territory.

Now, all bars and restaurants in Italy must close at six o'clock in the evening. Their daytime work is only possible if the distance between visitors is respected. Studying in schools and universities is suspended until April 3. All ceremonies, including weddings, funerals and church services, are forbidden. Theatres, cinemas, museums, gyms and ski resorts will stop working temporarily.

Giorgio Armani's employees in Milan work from home, and the number of people in production is reduced.