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Italy adds 760 coronavirus deaths in one day

The number of people who died after contracting coronavirus stood at 13,915 in Italy as the infection claimed 760 lives since yesterday's update, pushing the global COVID-19 death toll over 50,000, the country's health officials said on Thursday. The figure was up by 5.8% on a daily basis and the daily growth in new coronavirus fatalities accelerated compared to Wednesday.

The country registered 4,668 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, raising the number of infections by 4.2% compared to Wednesday's figures to 115,242 nationwide. Italy's increase in new COVID-19 cases was slightly lower compared to the previous day.

Meanwhile, a total of 69 doctors in Italy passed since the pandemic started, but it is unclear whether they died from COVID-19.

Breaking the News / GA