Italy reports 22 coronavirus deaths on Monday, 3,117 new cases

Italy reported 22 coronavirus-related deaths on Monday against seven the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections fell to 3,117 from 4,743. The total number of intensive care patients increased to 182 from a previous 178. Some 88,247 tests for COVID-19 were carried out in the past day, compared with a previous 176,653, the health ministry said.


Reuters | Milan | Updated: 26-07-2021 20:51 IST | Created: 26-07-2021 20:40 IST
Italy reports 22 coronavirus deaths on Monday, 3,117 new cases
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Italy reported 22 coronavirus-related deaths on Monday against seven the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections fell to 3,117 from 4,743. Italy has registered 127,971 deaths linked to COVID-19 since its outbreak emerged in February last year, the second-highest toll in Europe after Britain and the eight-highest in the world. The country has reported 4.32 million cases to date.

Patients in hospital with COVID-19 - not including those in intensive care - stood at 1,512 on Monday, up from 1,392 a day earlier. There were 11 new admissions to intensive care units, down from 16 on Sunday. The total number of intensive care patients increased to 182 from a previous 178.

Some 88,247 tests for COVID-19 were carried out in the past day, compared with a previous 176,653, the health ministry said.

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