“Local politicians have denied the gravity of the situation,” said the Italian media.
La Repubblica is not tender with Belgium. In an article entitled “Belgium is a case: first country in the world in the ratio between death and infection”, the daily severely scratches the management of the crisis by the authorities.
The federal government is harshly criticized. “The government reacted belatedly to the emergency and handled the crisis in retirement homes in a disastrous manner,” writes La Repubblica. Before continuing: “As the country climbed the ranking of the pandemic, local politicians denied the gravity of the situation. ”
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