press release21 marzo 2020

Coronavirus: 42.681 positive cases

Updated 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 42.681 people have tested positive. To date, the total number of assessed cases in Italy is 53.578.

In detail: there are currently 17.370 positive cases in Lombardy, 5.661 in Emilia-Romagna, 4.214 in Veneto, 3.506 in Piedmont, 1.997 in the Marche, 1.905 in Tuscany, 1.159 in Liguria, 1.086 nel Lazio, 793 in Campania, 666 in Friuli Venezia Giulia, 720 in the autonomous Province of Trento, 600  in the autonomous Province of Bolzano, 642 in Puglia, 458 in Sicily, 494 in Abruzzo, 447 in Umbria, 304 in the Aosta Valley, 321 in Sardinia, 225 in Calabria, 47 in Molise e 66 in Basilicata.

6.072 patients have recovered.  4.825 died, however, this number can be confirmed only upon certification of cause of death by the Istituto Superiore di Sanità.