In the last 24 hours, 683 people have died in Italy from the Chinese coronavirus, bringing the nation’s overall death toll from the virus to 7,503 on Wednesday, up from 6,820 on Tuesday — an increase of 10 percent in one day.
Newly released data from Italy’s Civil Protection revealed that the country’s death toll from the virus has risen from 6,820 deaths on Tuesday to 7,503 on Wednesday. The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases has also risen from a total of 69,176 on Tuesday to 74,386 on Wednesday.
But when deducting the total number of people who are deceased and have recovered from the virus, the number of confirmed cases in Italy currently stands at 57,521. Among those, 23,112 are reportedly hospitalized, with 3,489 in intensive care.
On Saturday, Italy had seen its worst day yet, losing a total of 793 people in a single day to the virus that