Italy reported a fifth death from the coronavirus Monday, as authorities imposed quarantines and other restrictions in the country’s economic heartland to fight what is now the world’s third-biggest national outbreak after China and South Korea.

As of Monday morning, Italian authorities shut down schools, universities and museums across the country’s north. Authorities also banned public and private gatherings, including soccer matches and cultural events. In Milan, the famed Scala opera house was closed. Venice ended its…

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