Milan, Italy reported 21 coronavirus-related deaths on Wednesday against 10 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections increased to 4,259 from 3,558.
Italy has registered 127,905 deaths linked to COVID-19 since its outbreak emerged in February last year, the second-highest toll in Europe after Britain and the eighth-highest in the world. The country has reported 4.3 million cases to date, Reuters reported.
Patients in hospital with COVID-19 - not including those in intensive care - stood at 1,196 on Wednesday, up from 1,194 a day earlier. There were 9 new admissions to intensive care units against 11 on Tuesday. The total number of intensive care patients fell to 158 from a previous 165.
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