As of 21 April, one of the worst Covid-19 outbreaks in Europe remains in Italy, with 184,000 individuals diagnosed, as well as 24,650 confirmed fatalities. At the beginning of March, the Italian government applied a lockdown of the predominantly affected Northern regions to stop the spread of infection to the rest of the country. However, this measure was then extended across the country just a few days later.

GlobalData’s Contract Service Provider database shows there are 148 CMOs with Italian facilities; this database has also been used to provide the information for contract service providers shown in this article.