A patient waves to her relative as she is carried inside the first aid area of the Cardarelli hospital in Naples, Italy, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. Italian Government and health officials were analyzing data to see if the hard-strapped Campania region, which includes Naples, should be declared a red-zone. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

The regions of Italy that include the cities of Naples and Florence were declared coronavirus red zones Friday, the latest signals of the dire condition of Italian hospitals struggling with a surge of new admissions.

The director of the National Health Institute, Gianni Rezza, said the stricter measures