Coronavirus Second wave falls on Italy

The second wave continues to impact strongly in Europe and leaves worrying figures throughout the entire continent. Italy, a country that had achieved in previous months contain the disease After being strongly shaken by it at the beginning of the crisis, it is not alien to this trend and this Sunday it has once again registered rising numbers.

Specifically, the Government of the transalpine nation has communicated this Sunday 11,705 new cases, a figure that represents a new record for the country. This is the fifth day in a row that Italy has hit its all-time infection highs. Before this week, the highest number of infections in 24 hours had been registered on March 21, in the middle of the first wave of the disease.

69 new deaths

The country led by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has also added 69 new deaths in the last day, so now the total number of deaths since the beginning of the pandemic is 36,474. For its part, the global number of confirmed cases is 414,241.

Discharges total 251,461 and patients considered active in Italy are 126,237. People hospitalized with symptoms of COVID-19 total 7,131 (514 more than yesterday), of which 750 are in intensive care units (45 more compared to Saturday).

Lombardy, the most affected region

The regions of the country most affected by the coronavirus pandemic continue to be Lombardy, with 2,975 new cases that bring the total number of infections to 126,769, with 17,078 deaths; Piamonte (43,990 cases, 4,198 deaths) and Emilia Romagna (40,859 cases, 4,515 deaths), according to Europa Press.

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