525 new deaths were recorded in Italy on April 5, the lowest number in the past two weeks, and almost half compared to the record 929 deaths on March 27.
According to the Guardian, for the first time since the outbreak, the number of people hospitalized for Covid-19 in Italy decreased compared to the previous day. Specifically, the number of people being hospitalized is 28,949, a decrease of 61 compared to 29,010 on April 4.
In addition, the number of people in intensive care beds has dropped for the second day in a row.
However, the number of new cases on 5/4 was 2,972 cases, a slight increase (3.3%) compared to the number of school days. Even so, the number of new cases at less than 3,000 was half the number of daily infections recorded in late March.
The Italian Civil Protection Agency on April 5 announced that more than 21,815 people had recovered from a corona virus infection, the equivalent of 819 more who were discharged on April 4.
Covid-19 has appeared in more than 200 countries and territories with the focus of the US and European countries, after starting from China in December 2019. The number of global infections has exceeded 1.2 million and nearly 66,000 have died. The US is currently the world’s most heavily affected epidemic, with more than 9,000 deaths while the infection surpasses 300,000.