In Italy, 242 new corona deaths were reported, bringing the total number of coronavirus deaths to 31,610.
This makes it the worst-hit country in the world after the United States and Great Britain.
The number of new infections rose to 223,885, with Italy following the United States, Spain, Great Britain and Russia.
Currently, 72,070 Italian residents are known to be ill.
More than 800 are located in the intensive care departments of hospitals.