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- Global cases: More than 2,169,000
- Global deaths: At least 146,071
- US cases: More than 671,400
- US deaths: At least 33,286
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
12:32 pm: Italy’s daily coronavirus death toll rises, though new cases broadly stable
Doctor Enrico Ramoni, wearing protective gear, checks on the medical equipment of a patient at the new COVID-3 level intensive care unit, treating COVID-19 patients, at the Casal Palocco hospital near Rome, on April 8, 2020, during the country’s lockdown aimed at stopping the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus.
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Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy rose by 575, up from 525 the day before, while the number of new cases declined slightly to 3,493 from a previous 3,786.