In Italy for the past day decreased the number of deaths, the number of recovered remains high, reported on the website of the Ministry of health of the country.
As of the evening of 18 April, the total number of deaths from the disease has reached 23 227 people (over the past day died 482 people; 93 less than the previous day).
In turn, in the last 24 hours recovered 2,200 (363 less than yesterday, when it was recorded an absolute record since the beginning of the epidemic). The total number recovered reached 44 927 people.
Only in Italy 925 175 confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus (+3491), 107 771 people continue to be ill: 80 031 are in home isolation (+3253), 25 007 hospitalized with symptoms (-1886), 2733 are in intensive care units (-163).
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University on April 17, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded the 2.29 million, of which 157 thousand died, more than 583 thousand recovered.