Italy Records 111 Fresh Covid-19 deaths

Coronavirus deaths recorded in Italy has risen to 111 by Saturday, against 87 the day before, according to the Civil Protection Agency.

This brings the total figure of deaths in the country to 33,340 the agency said, the third-highest in the world after those of the U.S. and Britain.

The number of confirmed cases amounts to 232,664, the sixth-highest global tally behind those of the U.S., Russia, Spain, Britain and Brazil.

People registered as currently carrying the illness fell to 43,691 from 46,175 the day before.

The agency said 2.405 million people had been tested for the virus against 2.369 million on Friday, out of a population of around 60 million.

The small central region of Abruzzo did not provide any fresh data on Saturday, the Civil Protection Agency said.



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