(ANSA) – ROME, AUG 2 – Italy has registered 64,861 new COVID-19 cases and 190 coronavirus-linked deaths in the last 24-hour period, the health ministry said on Tuesday.
That compares to 18,813 new cases and 121 deaths on Monday.
The ministry said that 354,431 COVID tests had been done in the last 24 hours and the positivity rate was 18.3%, up from 17.8% on Monday.
It said 386 COVID patients were in intensive care in Italy, 12 fewer than on Monday.
There are 10,245 coronavirus sufferers in ordinary hospital wards, a drop of 282 in one day. (ANSA).