Italy After Coronavirus – level 2
Italy was among the most affected countries by the coronavirus in Europe. More than 230,000 people became sick, and more than 33,000 people died.
Now, it seems that the situation is getting better. On Wednesday, Italy opened its borders to tourists from neighboring countries.
It was very difficult for Italians to stay at home during the coronavirus pandemic. Italians are very lively and sociable; they love to go out, eat in restaurants, and meet friends. Now, they are starting to live normal lives again, and they are happy about it. It is necessary to follow some rules that stop the spread of the coronavirus; however, Italians feel free and full of hope.
Currently, there are about 600,000 holiday bookings in Italy. The number is not very high; however, officials believe that it is the start of better times.
Difficult words: neighboring (next to or near a place), pandemic (an illness or a sickness that makes many people in many countries sick at the same time), sociable (when someone is friendly, and he likes to meet other people).
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