Italy sees minor rise in coronavirus figures; total cases stand at 235,278

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Jun 09, 2020, 12:16 AM(IST)

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The country has 34,730 current cases of the coronavirus out of these, 283 people are currently in the intensive care unit. 

Italy has witnessed a rise in coronavirus figures, the country has reported 65 deaths due to coronavirus on Monday as compared to 53 the day before, as per the Civil Protection Agency's statement. 

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In terms of cases, the European country recorded 280 cases in the past 24-hours against Sunday's 197. The total number of coronavirus cases in the country stands at 235,278. Italy has the seventh-highest number of cases behind  the United States, Russia, Brazil, Spain, Britain and India

The country has 34,730 current cases of the coronavirus out of these, 283 people are currently in the intensive care unit. 

Coronavirus has infected over 7 million people globally, as per data from the Johns Hopkins University. Currently, 7,006,436 people have had the virus, while 402,699 people have lost their lives to the pandemic, which went global six months ago.

The five worst-affected countries according to JHU tracker are US (1,940,468), Brazil (691,758), Russia (467,073), United Kingdom (287,621), followed by India (257,486).

Other countries with over 100,000 cases include Peru, France, Germany, Iran, Turkey, Chile, Mexico, and Saudi Arabia.

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