The number of deaths per day from the coronavirus in Italy increased by 760, to 13,915, said the head of the civil defense service of Italy, Angelo Borrelli.
On Wednesday, 837 fatalities were registered.
“As of today, 83,049 people are infected, compared to yesterday, the number has increased by 2,477” Borrelli said on Thursday at a traditional briefing. He stressed that the number of hospitalizations is falling in the statistics of those who are ill and the number of those who are in home isolation is growing, including those without symptoms.
On Wednesday, it claimed 2,937 new infections.
On Monday, a sharp drop in 1,648 new cases was registered – such a small increase in new infections has not been registered since March 10. Until the beginning of this week, the daily increase for almost two weeks was from 3.5 to 4.8 thousand patients.
“The number of people who recovered reached 18,278. It grew by 1,431 people during the day,” added. On Monday, it reported the recovery of 1,590 patients, a record since the beginning of the epidemic. On Wednesday, there were 1,118 of them.
According to Borrelli, the total number of cases of infection, including those who died and recovered, reached 115.2 thousand. On Tuesday, the same figure was 110.5 thousand people.