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World Italy death toll from coronavirus again hits biggest one-day high

23:15  21 march  2020
23:15  21 march  2020 Source:   thehill.com

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The death toll from the Covid-19 illness in Italy has nearly reached 5,000, as health authorities reported on Officials announced that 4,825 people have died from the disease in the Mediterranean nation, which surpassed China earlier this week to become the worst- hit country in the world.

Spain: The coronavirus death toll jumped by 300 to 1 ,326. The number of infections also climbed by 5,000 in 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to almost 25,000. Singapore: It reported its first coronavirus deaths . The first fatality was confirmed as a 75-year-old woman, and the second was a

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Italy announced its largest single-day coronavirus death toll, the second time in two days it's reached a new high-water mark.

Officials announced that 793 more people died from the coronavirus Saturday. The previous largest death toll in a single day was 627, which occurred Friday.

Italy this week leapfrogged China in coronavirus-related deaths. Italy now has more than 53,500 confirmed cases of the virus and is edging closer to 5,000 deaths with each passing day. However, China still has the highest number of confirmed cases.

The Italian government has been hammered for what critics say has been a slow response to the virus. The country is now on a complete lockdown, enforced by the military, and residents need to get written permission from the government to leave their homes.

Italy COVID-19 deaths increase by 793 in a day

  Italy COVID-19 deaths increase by 793 in a day The death toll from COVID-19 in Italy has risen to 4,825 after the biggest hike in the number of deaths in the country in 24 hours. On Thursday, Italy overtook China as the country to register the most deaths from coronavirus. Italian officials on Sunday said the 793 people died of the virus within 24 hours.

Italy 's coronavirus death toll has jumped by 97 to 463, as Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte described the outbreak as the country's "darkest hour". The number of confirmed infections in Italy also increased to 9,172, up from 7,375 on Sunday, official figures show. Italy is the worst- hit country after China, with

Italy 's coronavirus death toll soared on Friday and regions imposed new restrictions in an Italy has recorded its highest day -to- day -rise in the number of deaths of people infected with the new Italy 's coronavirus death toll rises by more than 600 in a single day . A total of 627 people have died from

The situation in Italy, as well as several of its neighbors, prompted the Trump administration to ban all incoming travel from Europe, except for American citizens and legal residents.

The coronavirus has infected nearly 18,000 people and killed 239 in the U.S., according to The New York Times's tally.

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Coronavirus: in Italy, containment measures will be extended beyond April 3 .
With 475 deaths between Tuesday and Wednesday, Italy experienced a record death in 24 hours. The head of government has warned that even when contagion begins to decrease, "life before" cannot resume immediately. "The measures we have taken can only be extended".

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