Rome | Italy registered on Monday a series of encouraging figures in the fight against the pandemic COVID-19, of which the lowest increase in daily new cases since February 26, said the civil Protection in a communiqué.
The number of new cases has increased from 178 in 24 hours, bringing the total to 233 197.
In comparison, the daily number of new cases was 516 on Friday, 416 Saturday and 355 on Sunday.
The number of deaths in the last 24 hours is also lower compared to the average of the last few days with 60 casualties recorded in all of Italy for a total of 33 475 dead. The number of people in intensive care is 424, continuing its decline.
The most affected region remains Lombardia with 16 131 deaths per 89.018 case, but she also has recorded only 50 new cases Monday on a population of approximately 10 million inhabitants.
These figures are encouraging in two days of the planned re-opening on 3 June of the internal borders of italy, between its 20 regions, but also outside, for nationals of countries of the european Union and the Schengen area.
Italy déconfine gradually since the beginning of may, willing to give an immediate boost to its economy, and particularly tourism.