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Italy COVID-19 death toll now highest in Europe

Italy's daily death toll remains stubbornly high more than two months into restrictive measures and in the second week of a modified lockdown

AP , Saturday 2 Jan 2021
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Italy added another 462 virus deaths on Friday for a known pandemic death toll of 74,621, the highest in Europe.

Italy's daily death toll remains stubbornly high more than two months into restrictive measures and in the second week of a modified lockdown.

The number of new positives dipped by 5% from a day earlier, to 22,211, while 15% fewer tests were administered, according to Health Ministry statistics. Italy is launching its vaccine campaign and is first targeting residents of nursing homes and medical personnel.

 

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