'A tweet showing Italian police officers roaming the streets accompanied by a drone has circulated on social media.
Italy, the worst hit country by the coronavirus in Europe, has reported over 1,000 deaths due to COVID-19.
Harsh prison sentences have been proposed for individuals who break coronavirus isolation.
In a tweet captioned, “#Coronavirus video from Italy: this is what enforcing people to stay home looks like. Police patrolling the streets w/ drones,” scenes reminiscent to leaked footage from quarantined Chinese cities were displayed as police wearing protective clothing were followed by drones to attempt to contain the spread.
— Memelord @dailydigger19 Mar 12th 2020
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