Italy reports 24 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, 224 new cases

# 20:48
21 June 2020

Italy reported 24 deaths from COVID-19 on Sunday, compared with 49 a day earlier, the Civil Protection Agency said, while the daily tally of new cases stood at 224 from 262 on Saturday, APA reports quoting . 

The country’s death toll since the outbreak came to light on Feb. 21 now stands at 34,634, the agency said, the world’s fourth-highest after the United States, Brazil and Britain. 

The number of confirmed cases amounts to 238,499, the eighth-highest global tally. 

The number of people registered as currently carrying the illness fell to 20,972 from 21,212 the day before.