COVID-19: Italy registers 2,407 new cases, 44 deaths

122,441 tests done in 24 hours, positivity rate 1.9%.

(ANSA) - ROME, SEP 20 - The health ministry said Monday that Italy registered 2,407 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24-hour period and 44 coronavirus sufferers died here in that time.
    On Sunday there were 3,838 new cases and 26 deaths.
    Italy's COVID-19 death toll now stands at 130,354.
    The ministry said 122,441 COVID tests had been done in the last 24 hours and the positivity rate was 1.9%.
    On Sunday it reported 263,571 tests and a positivity rate of 1.4%.
    It said the number of COVID patients in intensive care in Italy was 523, down by seven on Sunday.
    But the number of coronavirus sufferers in ordinary hospital wards was up by 53 to 3,982. (ANSA).


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