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Italy: Coronavirus death toll climbs by 662

Italy's death toll from coronavirus reached 8,165 on Thursday, up by 662 since yesterday's update, local authorities revealed. The daily new deaths figure decreased once again by 80 fatal outcomes compared with Wednesday. Lombardy remains the most affected region by far, recording 4,861 deaths overall, higher by over 1,500 than all of China.

A total of 80,539 cases have been recorded so far, as 6,153 more people were confirmed as infected in the last 24 hours. This puts Italy second only to China by a difference of 746 cases.

Tests performed for COVID-19 totaled 361,060, according to the update.

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