Italy's former PM Berlusconi tests positive for coronavirus

Reuters , Wednesday 2 Sep 2020

Leader of Italy's liberal-conservative party Forza Italia, Silvio Berlusconi speaks during a joint rally against the government with leader of Italy's conservative party Brothers of Italy and leader of Italy's far-right League party, on October 19, 2019 in Rome. AFP

Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has tested positive for coronavirus and is currently in isolation at home, his staff said in a statement on Wednesday.

Berlusconi, 83, will continue working from his house in Arcore, near Milan, the statement said, and will contribute to the electoral campaigns of candidates from his Forza Italia party at local elections scheduled for September.


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