press release7 marzo 2020

Coronavirus: 5.061 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 5.061 people have tested positive. To date, the total number of  assessed cases in Italy is 5.883.

In detail: there are currently 2.742 positive cases in Lombardy, 937 in Emilia-Romagna, 505 in Veneto, 201 in Marche, 202 in Piedmont, 112 in Tuscany, 72 in Lazio, 61 in Campania, 42 in Liguria, 39 in Friuli Venezia Giulia,  33 in Sicily, 23 in Puglia, 24 in Umbria, 14 in Molise, 14 in the autonomous Province of Trento, 11 in Abruzzo, 5 in Sardinia, 3 in Basilicata, 8 in the Aosta Valley, 4 in Calabria and 9 in the autonomous Province of Bolzano.

589 patients have recovered. 233 died, however, this number can be confirmed only upon certification of cause of death by the Istituto Superiore di Sanità.