Italy's daily coronavirus death toll hits one-week low

  20 April 2020    Read: 564
Italy

Italy said on Sunday that deaths from the coronavirus pandemic rose by 433, the lowest daily tally in a week, and the number of new cases slowed to 3,047 from a previous 3,491, AzVision.az reports citing Reuters.

The death toll as reported by Italy’s Civil Protection Agency had risen by 482 on Saturday, down from 575 on Friday.

The daily tallies of deaths and cases extend the broadly stable situation in place over the last two weeks.

This plateau is down considerably from peaks reached around the end of March, but the downtrend has not proceeded as fast as was hoped in a country that has been in lockdown for six weeks.

Sunday’s number of deaths marked the lowest daily rise since April 12, when it came in at 431, before rising again during the week.


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