press release8 marzo 2020

Coronavirus: 6.387 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 6.387 people have tested positive. To date, the total number of  assessed cases in Italy is 7.375.

In detail: there are currently 3.372 positive cases in Lombardy, 1.097 in Emilia-Romagna, 623 in Veneto, 265 in Marche, 355 in Piedmont, 165 in Tuscany, 81 in Lazio, 100 in Campania, 67 in Liguria, 53 in Friuli Venezia Giulia,  51 in Sicily, 36 in Puglia, 26 in Umbria, 14 in Molise, 23 in the autonomous Province of Trento, 17 in Abruzzo, 11 in Sardinia, 4 in Basilicata, 9 in the Aosta Valley, 9 in Calabria and 9 in the autonomous Province of Bolzano.

622 patients have recovered. 366 died, however, this number can be confirmed only upon certification of cause of death by the Istituto Superiore di Sanità.