The Italian government confirmed 174 new cases of coronavirus this Sunday, and another 22 died in the past 24 hours in the country that has registered a total of 240,310 infections and 34,738 deaths since the pandemic started.
Although the balance of cases has stabilized relative to Saturday’s estimate (175 infections), the number of deaths is significantly higher than the eight deaths yesterday, the day with the lowest number of daily deaths since early March.
Overall, the number of patients in the intensive care unit remains below one hundred, 98 (one more than yesterday), with a total of 1,160 hospital admissions (one hundred fewer than on Saturday) and 16,681 active cases, ie deaths and layoffs deduction. 155 less than yesterday.
The number of people rescued in the country is 188,891 after 307 discharges have been added in the past few hours, according to the balance provided by Civil Protection.