Rome [Italy], Mar 31 (Sputnik/ANI): Italy has registered 812 deaths caused by COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, and the number of new cases has increased by 1,648, Angelo Borrelli, the head of the National Civil Protection Department, said on Monday.
"Today we registered 812 new deaths, unfortunately," Borrelli said at a press conference.
"The number of cases currently positive is 75,528, which means there has been an increase of 1,648 since yesterday," he added.
Thus, the number of new cases has dropped significantly compared to the increase of 3,815 on Sunday.
According to a statement of the Civil Protection Department, Italy's total case count amounts to 101,739, with 11,597 deaths. (Sputnik/ANI)