Fears grow in Italy as daily death rate edges towards 1,000 with over 86,000 confirmed cases – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views

Fears grow in Italy as daily death rate edges towards 1,000 with over 86,000 confirmed cases




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There’s major international concern for Italy after their daily death toll approached 1,000 over the past 24 hours.

The number of deaths caused by the coronavirus pandemic in Italy has dramatically increased by 919 the last 24 hours. A total of 9,134 patients have now died from covid-19.

This is the highest daily number since the epidemic began on February 21.

Before the last number, the highest daily number was March 21, with the death of 793 people.

The 919 people who died in the last 24 hours compares to 712 dead on Thursday, 683 on Wednesday, 743 on Tuesday, and 602 on Monday.

The total number of confirmed cases in Italy now stands at 86,498.

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