The Italian government reported 230 new cases and 20 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours this Thursday. This corresponds to an increase in both numbers compared to the numbers registered the previous day and causes the country to exceed the threshold of 35,000 deaths. since the beginning of the pandemic.
The Department of Health said on its website that 243,736 infections and 35,017 deaths have been confirmed so far, while 196,246 people have recovered from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.
It was also noted that Lombardy, the region most affected with 95,236 cases, again had the highest number of new cases with 80. This is followed by Piedmont with a total of 31,522 cases; Emilia-Romagna at 29,035; and Veneto with 19,470.
In addition, according to the Adnkronos news agency, Italian health minister Roberto Speranza has announced a travel ban for Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo as coronavirus cases are on the rise.