press release16 marzo 2020

Coronavirus: 23.073 positive cases

Update at 18.00

At Civil Protection Department Headquarters, the Operational Committee keeps working to ensure the coordination of all operations  by the components and operational structures of the National Civil Protection Service. As per health monitoring activities related to the spread of Coronavirus across national territory, at present 23.073 people have tested positive. To date, the total number of assessed cases in Italy is 27.980.

In detail: there are currently 10.861 positive cases in Lombardy, 3.088 in Emilia-Romagna, 2.274 in Veneto, 1.185 in the Marche, 1.405 in Piedmont, 841 in Tuscany, 575 in Liguria, 472 in Lazio, 363 in Campania, 346 in Friuli Venezia Giulia, 367 in the autonomous Province of Trento*, 325 in the autonomous Province of Bolzano, 212 in Puglia*, 203 in Sicily, 159 in Umbria, 165 in Abruzzo, 87 in Calabria, 105 in Sardinia, 103 in the Aosta Valley, 15 in Molise and 12 in Basilicata.

2.749 patients have recovered. 2.158 died, however, this number can be confirmed only upon certification of cause of death by the Istituto Superiore di Sanità.


*Updated on 03/15/2020