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We would like to thank you for your business with Bio-Optica and your confidence in our solutions to help our patients, hospitals and diagnostic laboratories around the world.
Italy is racing to contain the first major outbreak of a deadly new coronavirus in Europe.
The epicenter of the outbreak is in northern Italy, where at least 7 people have died and the number of confirmed cases jumped from three on Friday morning to at least 229 by Monday evening.
Authorities announced sweeping restrictions over the weekend for parts of the regions of Lombardy and Veneto. The restrictions affect about 100,000 people, the civil protection agency estimated on Monday.
While most of the cases have been reported in the two regions, there were additional cases in Emilia-Romagna, Piedmont and Lazio.
The majority of the deaths and cases are in Lombardy, not far from Milan, the region's capital and world-famous tourist hotspot. The city was far quieter than usual on Tuesday morning, with even its famous Gothic cathedral closed to tourists.
You should know that, despite Bio-Optica’s headquarter is located in Milan, we are working very hard to grant the production and the deliveries on time. Our factories are working at full power!
The company is open and the production is following our main standards. Italy is a big country and Italians are thick-skinned.
Do not hesitate to contact us for further information.