Over 1,000 people at Lampedusa migrant hotspot

(ANSA) – ROME, JUL 29 – The migrant hotspot on the Italian
island of Lampedusa was badly overcrowded on Thursday, with four
more boats carrying 210 people continuing a long series of
At the time of writing there were 1,131 people at the hotspot.
A group of 130 asylum seekers, however, is set to board a
COVID-19 quarantine ship that will take then to Porto Empedocle
in Sicily. (ANSA).