COVID-19 is having an effect on the country with the world's second longest-living population Italy.
Italy's national statistics bureau ISTAT released a report on Monday, stating that the nationwide life expectancy for those born in 2020 dropped by one.two years compared to the previous year.
The coronavirus pandemic and the sharp increase in the risk of mortality affected the life expectancy of people born that year.
In the northern provinces of Bergamo and Lodi, life expectancy for men went down by up to four.five years.
For women, a maximum decrease of three.two years was reported.