Italy on Wednesday reported 4.782 more coronavirus cases and 727 more deaths in the past 24 hours – the lowest number since March 26th although some officials have raised doubts about the accuracy of death toll data.
Another 1,118 people had recovered on Wednesday figures showed, making a total of 16,847. The death toll was slightly lower on Wednesday than on Tuesday, but some doubts were raised about the accuracy of data on fatalities.
This brings the total number of fatalities to 13,155.
Significantly there was only a rise of 12 in the number of patients in intensive care – 4,035 compared to 4,023 on Tuesday. In the early stages of the epidemic in Italy the number would rise by hundreds each day.