Italy’s coronavirus death toll has skyrocketed by 756 in one day, bringing the country’s total fatalities to 10,779. The death toll in Italy alone – the highest in the world – accounts for a third of all fatalities from the bug world-wide.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country rose to 97,689 from a previous 92,472 today, the lowest daily rise in new cases since Wednesday.
Today’s death toll is the second successive fall in daily rates. Italy’s largest daily toll was registered on Friday when 919 people died.
Of those infected nationwide, 13,030 had fully recovered on Sunday, compared to 12,384 the day before. There were 3,906 people in intensive care. Lombardy, the hardest hit Italian region, reported a rise in deaths of around 416 on Sunday.