Italy reports 50 coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, 2,466 new cases

Italy reported 50 coronavirus-related deaths on Tuesday against 37 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections rose to 2,466 from 1,612. The total number of intensive care patients decreased to 433 from a previous 437. Some 322,282 tests for COVID-19 were carried out in the past day, compared with a previous 122,214, the health ministry said.


Reuters | Rome | Updated: 05-10-2021 21:54 IST | Created: 05-10-2021 21:52 IST
Italy reports 50 coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, 2,466 new cases
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Italy reported 50 coronavirus-related deaths on Tuesday against 37 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections rose to 2,466 from 1,612. Italy has registered 131,118 deaths linked to COVID-19 since its outbreak emerged in February last year, the second-highest toll in Europe after Britain and the ninth-highest in the world. The country has reported 4.69 million cases to date.

Patients in hospital with COVID-19 - not including those in intensive care - stood at 2,968 on Tuesday, falling from 3,032 a day earlier. There were 18 new admissions to intensive care units, down from 22 on Monday. The total number of intensive care patients decreased to 433 from a previous 437.

Some 322,282 tests for COVID-19 were carried out in the past day, compared with a previous 122,214, the health ministry said.

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