To understand the aggressive approach some states and cities are taking with coronavirus, look at what’s happening in Italy. COVID19 deaths are skyrocketing. In the last 24 hours, 368 new deaths have been reported. The lockdowns and closures across this country are to hopefully have what happened in Italy, not happen here.

And if you wonder why hospital officials are worried here, look at the number of hospital beds in Italy vs. the U.S.

It was quite a scene in Vatican City when Pope Francis was seen out walking the empty streets.