press release5 marzo 2020

Coronavirus: 3.296 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 3,296 people have tested positive. To date, the total number of  assessed cases in Italy is 3,858.

In detail: there are currently 1,777 positive cases in Lombardy, 658 in Emilia-Romagna, 380 in Veneto, 120 in the Marche, 106 in Piedmont, 60 in Tuscany, 41 in Lazio, 45 in Campania, 21 in Liguria, 21 in Friuli Venezia Giulia, 16 in Sicily, 12 in Puglia, 9 in Umbria, 8 in Abruzzo, 7 in the autonomous Province of Trento, 7 in Molise, 2 in the Aosta Valley, 2 in Calabria, 2 in Sardinia, 2 in Basilicata and 1 in the autonomous Province of Bolzano.

414 patients have recovered. 148 died, however, this number can be confirmed only upon certification of cause of death by the Istituto Superiore di Sanità.