Italy puts on hold payments due from residents and businesses in towns that are subject to containment measures for stopping the spread of coronavirus, according to a statement from the country’s finance ministry.
- Decree signed by Finance Minister
Roberto Gualtieriapplies to payments due between Feb. 21 and March 31
- Measures apply to 10 towns in Lombardy region and one in Veneto
- Decree does not apply to Milan
- Gualtieri also reached agreement with banking association to suspend mortgage payments in the area, he told TG1 television, according to
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