Italy reports 349 new Coronavirus deaths in last 24 hours, taking total to over 2,000

Italy struggling to combat Covid- 19 as the death toll from an outbreak has risen to 19.3 percent in the last 24 hours

Italy, which is the second country after China to suffer from most infection and death cases due to the novel Coronavirus outbreak, has reported 349 new deaths from COVID-19 on Monday taking its total since February to 2,158. Italy now has 27,980 infection cases, while four days ago the number was 15,113.

The death toll from an outbreak of Novel Coronavirus in Italy has risen to 19.3 percent in the last 24 hours, said the Civil Protection Agency on Monday. The total number of confirmed cases in Italy, which became Europe's most devastated nation after the virus hit the country, rose to 27,980.

Italy struggling to combat Novel Coronavirus

However, the head of Civil Protection Agency said they were still waiting for information from the southern region of Puglia and the northern province of Trento. It should be noted that 2,749 had fully recovered compared to 2,335 the day before. Some 1,851 people were in intensive care against a previous 1,672.

A video published by Reuters showed almost empty roads in the part of northern Italy after the Coronavirus forced the Italy government to order a lockdown to contain the spread of deadly Coronavirus.

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