Italy's Berlusconi hospitalised after positive coronavirus test

04 September 2020 - 10:33 By Reuters
Former Italian Prime Minister and leader of the Forza Italia (Go Italy!) party Silvio Berlusconi.
Former Italian Prime Minister and leader of the Forza Italia (Go Italy!) party Silvio Berlusconi.
Image: REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

 Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has been hospitalised in Milan for further checks after testing positive for the coronavirus, his Forza Italia party said on Friday.

The party said his medical condition was not a cause for concern.

The 83-year-old-media tycoon had been in isolation in his house in the town of Arcore, north of Milan. 

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