Italy reports 662 COVID-19 deaths on Saturday, 21,052 new cases
ROME, Italy reported 662 coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday against 814 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections fell to 21,052 from 24,099, Reuters reported.
The first Western country hit by the virus, Italy has seen 59,514 COVID-19 fatalities since its outbreak emerged in February, the second highest toll in Europe after Britain. It has also registered 1.71 million cases to date.
There were 194,984 swabs carried out in the past day, down from a previous 212,741, the ministry said.
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