Covid-19: Italy registers 24 deaths and 224 new cases

talian artists protest to draw attention to the conditions of the world of music post lockdown at the Duomo in Milan, Italy, 21 June 2020. The flash mob was organized to support workers in the entertainment industry, a sector hit hard by the coronavirus emergency EPA-EFE/Matteo Corner

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Italy reported 24 deaths from COVID-19 on Sunday, compared with 49 a day earlier, the Civil Protection Agency said, while the daily tally of new cases stood at 224 from 262 on Saturday. 128 of these new cases originated from Lombardy.

The country’s death toll since the outbreak came to light on Feb. 21 now stands at 34,634, the agency said, the world’s fourth-highest after the United States, Brazil and Britain.

The number of confirmed cases amounts to 238,499, the eighth-highest global tally.

The number of people registered as currently carrying the illness fell to 20,972 from 21,212 the day before.

People in intensive care totalled 148 on Sunday, down from 152 on Saturday. Of those originally infected, 182,893 were declared recovered against 182,453 a day earlier.

The agency said 3.042 million people in the country of 60 million had been tested for the virus, up from 3.017 million on Saturday.

via Reuters  / Tgcom

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