837 new people have died in Covid-19 in the past 24 hours in Italy. The total number of deaths is 12,428, according to the latest statement on Tuesday evening by the Italian Ministry of Health.
Across Italy, 105,795 confirmed cases have been identified since the start of this health crisis. Rome also said 4,023 people were still in intensive care on Tuesday evening.
Globally, the Covid-19 pandemic has killed more than 40,000 people, including nearly three-quarters in Europe, since its appearance in December in China.
A total of 40,057 deaths have been recorded, including 29,305 in Europe, the continent most affected. With 12,428 deaths, Italy is the country with the most deaths in the world, followed by Spain (8,189) and China (3,305), the initial focus of the contagion.
Since the start of the pandemic, 803,645 cases have been officially declared worldwide, more than half of them in Europe (440,928), 172,071 in the United States and Canada (3,243 deaths between them) and 108,421 in Asia (3,882 deaths).