Italy reported 83,403 COVID-19-related cases on Monday, up from 149,512 the previous day, according to the health ministry, while the death toll rose to 287 from 248.
Italy has recorded 141,391 COVID-19-related deaths since its outbreak in February 2020, the second-highest death toll in Europe after Britain and the ninth-highest in the world. The country has reported 8.79 million cases to date.
Hospital patients with COVID-19 – excluding patients in the intensive care unit – were 19,228 on Monday, up from 18,719 the day before.
There were 122 new admissions to intensive care units, up from 128 on Sunday. The total number of intensive care patients increased to 1,717 from a previous 1,691.
About 541,298 tests for COVID-19 were performed yesterday, compared to 927,846 earlier, the health ministry said.
Source From: Capital