Rome, March 23 -- From Italy to the United States, governments rolled out tougher measures to halt the rapid spread of the coronavirus pandemic as global cases surged past 300,000 on Sunday.

More than 13,500 people have died from the virus worldwide, with the situation increasingly grim in Italy, the new epicentre of the disease which first emerged in China late last year.p4

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