Italy records 743 deaths of Corona virus, its second deadliest day

Italy reported its second-deadliest day of the coronavirus outbreak, dashing hopes the death toll is declining in a country where hospitals are bursting at the seams and the government is struggling to bring the crisis under control.

The daily toll was the second highest recorded in Italy since the crisis began

Italy reported its second-deadliest day of the coronavirus outbreak, dashing hopes the death toll is declining in a country where hospitals are bursting at the seams and the government is struggling to bring the crisis under control.

Deaths on Tuesday rose again to 743, after falling in each of the last two days, civil protection authorities said at their daily news conference in Rome. Confirmed cases in the country now total 69,176.

 

The total number of fatalities has reached 6,820.

Meanwhile, 3,600 new cases were registered — the number of new cases has been lowering for the third day in a row.

“The number of the recoveries increased by 894 people, there are 8,326 of them now,” Borrelli said.

As of Tuesday, Italy has 54,030 active coronavirus cases, not counting deaths and recoveries