A national day of mourning has been held in Italy to honour the more than one hundred thousand victims of COVID-19.
Prime Minister Mario Draghi said that despite the sadness, the country must find strength and hope as it battles a devastating third wave of infection.
In a symbol of regeneration, the first tree was planted in the "Forest of Remembrance" next to the Bergamo hospital where so many lost their battle against COVID-19.
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