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The Italian Authorities Have Calculated Losses From The Suspension Of Sports Tournaments

The Italian Authorities Have Calculated Losses From The Suspension Of Sports Tournaments

Italy's losses from the suspension of national sports tournaments due to the spread of the coronavirus may amount to 60 billion euros or 3.8% of the country's GDP, Sportando reports, citing a study by the Corriere Dello Sport newspaper.

All tournaments in Italy are suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. It is reported that the suspension of tournaments will affect about 14 million people who are directly or indirectly connected with their conduct.

On March 11, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of a new COVID-19 coronavirus infection a pandemic.

According to the latest WHO data, more than 2.1 million cases of infection have been recorded in the world, and more than 146 thousand people have died.

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