The latest numbers from Italy's Ministry of Health shows an increase of 64 cases over the past 24 hours, and the number of fatalities has increased to 7.
Barely 120 hours ago Italy had only reported 3 cases. It is likely that a great many more cases are going undetected in the community.The 1200hrs (CES) update from the Italian MOH follows:
Covid-19, the cases in Italy at 12 noon on February 25th
283 people are infected with the new Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus in Italy. Of these 7 people died and 1 person recovered.
These are the official figures communicated today at the 12 noon conference by the Commissioner for the emergency of civil protection, Angelo Borrelli.
In the individual Regions the number of infected people is as follows:
- Lombardy Region: 212
- Veneto Region: 38
- Emilia Romagna Region: 23
- Piedmont Region: 3
- Lazio: 3 (the 2 Chinese tourists and the resigned researcher)
- Tuscany: 2
- Sicily: 1
- Trentino Alto Adige: 1