Italy Reports Lowest Number Of New Cases Since February

BARI, ITALY - MAY 05: Doctors and nurses treat a patient in the Covid-19 department at the Bari Polyclinic on May 05, 2020 in Bari, Italy. Italy was the first country to impose a nationwide lockdown to stem the transmission of the Coronavirus (Covid-19), and its restaurants, theaters and many other businesses remain closed. (Photo by Donato Fasano/Getty Images)

Italy has recorded 300 new confirmed cases of coronavirus over the last 24 hours, the national Civil Protection Agency confirmed Monday, the lowest daily increase in new infections since February 29.

According to the latest data, the number of active cases has also dropped by 2.29% to at least 55,300 on Monday. 

The total number of patients in intensive care is now at 541 –– a decrease of 12 patents over the last 24 hours.

Italy is also reporting 92 new coronavirus deaths, bringing the total number of fatalities to 32,877, the agency said.

There has been at least 230,158 coronavirus cases in the country so far, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Source: CNN

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