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Coronavirus: Death toll in Italy surges by 793 to 4,825 in past 24 hours

News Agencies | Updated on: 22 March 2020, 8:51 IST
Death toll in Italy

Italy's COVID-19 death toll has surged by 793 over the past 24 hours, which is a new record high increase, and has reached 4,825, the head of the country's Civil Protection Department, Angelo Borrelli said on Saturday.

"Unfortunately, [the number] of those died increased by 793 over the past 24 hours," Borrelli said at a briefing.

He added that 943 more people have recovered, bringing the total number to 6,062.

The number of COVID-19-infected people in Italy has increased by 4,800 over the past 24 hours, surpassing 42,000.

(ANI)

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First published: 22 March 2020, 8:51 IST
 
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