Italy announced on Tuesday 837 additional deaths linked to the new coronavirus.
However, the spread of the epidemic continues to slow down. According to the latest daily bulletin from the civil protection agency, Italy deplores a total of 12,428 deaths from the Covid-19 disease, by far the highest figure in the world.
The total number of infections, which includes healings and deaths, reached 105,792 cases, an increase of 4% compared to Monday. This is the smallest increase since the start of the epidemic.
Active cases, which exclude death and recovery, increased 2.8% to 77,635 infections. The number of patients cured increased by 7.6% to 15,729.