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Italy Reported Its Lowest Daily COVID-19 Infection Rate

Italy Reported Its Lowest Daily COVID-19 Infection Rate

In Italy, the rate the coronavirus spread has slowed. This news was reported by the Department of Civil Protection of Italy.

Over the past 24 hours, the number of new infections has decreased by about 10 percent — 1,396 cases. It is noted that this is a record figure for the last month.

At the same time, the number of deaths from COVID-19 pneumonia caused by the coronavirus remains at a high level. Italy is the leader in this indicator — 18.8 thousand dead. There are 147.5 thousand cases of infection in the country.

China, which started the epidemic, announced that it has won over the coronavirus. According to the authorities, only a couple of thousand infected people remained in the country, and a little more than 3.3 thousand of the 83 thousand who became ill died. The exit from the epidemic-hotbed city of Wuhan has already been unblocked, and it has been closed for 76 days.