Italy Records Over 10,000 Coronavirus Deaths
Another deadly day for Italy in its fight against coronavirus, with 10,023 deaths declared by civil protection officials. It is by far the worst affected country in the global pandemic, with another 889 in the past 24 hours. That figure is a fall of 30 on Friday's death toll. There are glimmers of hope from Rome. The number of recovered patients has reached the highest this week, with 1,434 in the past 24 hours. The rate of new infections has fallen to 3,651, some 750 fewer than Friday. Lombardy remains the worst affected region with 542 of the latest fatalities, bringing the number there to almost 6,000 deaths since the outbreak began last month.
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