Italy reports 72 new COVID deaths on Saturday, 270 new cases
Italy reported 72 new COVID-19 deaths on Saturday against 85 a day earlier and 270 new cases, down from 518 the day before, the Civil Protection department said.
The total death toll since the outbreak emerged on Feb. 21 now stands at 33,846, the agency said, the fourth highest in the world after those of the United States, Britain, and Brazil.
People registered as currently carrying the illness fell to 35,877 from 36,976 the day before.
6 June 2020