Italy today recorded its lowest rate of new coronavirus deaths so far with a 3.2% increase in deaths to 17,669, while infections went up by 3,856 to 139,442.

There were another 542 fatalities recorded, which compared with 604 the day before and 636 deaths on Monday.
There were 3039 new case on Tuesday, so today’s figure marked an increase of more than 800, however it is worth noting that Italy tested more people today.
There were 3,693 people in intensive care on Wednesday against 3,792 on Tuesday – a fifth consecutive daily decline, further underscoring hopes that the illness is on the retreat after a lockdown was imposed on March 9.