Italy Live Updates
- The number of deaths in Italy was the lowest in a week, while the pace of new infections also slowed.
- Italian scientists want the government to conduct psychological tests on a sample of the population to determine how long people can stay confined to their homes.
- Deaths from the coronavirus in Italy rose by 578 in the past 24 hours, down from 602 the day before. Meanwhile, the number of new cases slowed to 2,667 from a previous 2,972, continuing the recent downward trend.
- The total death toll since the outbreak came to light on February 21 rose to 21,645, the Civil Protection Department said, the second-highest in the world after that of the United States.
- Italy reported its lowest daily death tally since March 19 on Sunday, as the number of people in intensive care continues to decline.
- In Italy, prime minister Giuseppe Conte extended the national lockdown until 3 May, warning that the gains made so far should not be lost. However, a small proportion of businesses that have been shut since 12 March will be permitted to reopen on Tuesday.
- Conte specifically mentioned bookshops and children’s clothing shops, but media reports suggest laundrettes and other services may also be included.
- Nearly a month after a nationwide lockdown was implemented to prevent the spread of the virus that was ravaging through Italy’s north, there are government discussions and public debate about moving to “phase two”.
- Italy has recorded its lowest death toll from the coronavirus in one and two weeks, respectively.
- At government buildings across the country, flags were lowered to half-staff, and Italians marked a minute of silence to honor the victims.
- Italy has extended an economical crippling lockdown until “at least” mid-April to stem Coronavirus infection.
- The death toll had reached 20,000, and the total number of cases stands at almost 1,53,000. Italy’s victims account for more than a third of the pandemic’s global fatalities.
- 1590 people recover in the last 24 hours.
- Health officials said “There is no sign f descent yet, but things are improving.
- “We are witnessing a flattening of the curve,” Brusaferro told to the LA Republica Daily.
- Italy claims War Damages from China. Said, ” we are facing a war-like situation, our people are dying like flies” due to China.