What Novel Coronavirus Is Like In Italy, From Yogi Martina Sergi

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Martina Sergi, 29, is an Italian yogi and author who teaches yoga online, at retreats, and at international yoga festivals. Since March 9, Martina has been living under lockdown in Milan. Italy was the first European country to impose a national lockdown as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Martina shared her experience with Women’s Health, to give us a sense of what life is like under a lockdown.

I live near the city centre of Milan, where as of March 15th, there were 1,750 cases of COVID-19. Italy is one of the epicentres of the pandemic, with over 20,000 cases across the country. We have one of the highest COVID-19 death rates in the world not because we have poor healthcare, but because there are too many cases for the hospitals to handle. Consider that most of the people who die are over 70, and in Italy,…

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