BFF-28 Italy coronavirus toll passes 200, cases near 6,000

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Italy coronavirus toll passes 200, cases near 6,000

ROME, March 7, 2020 (BSS/AFP) – Italy’s death toll from the novel
coronavirus rose by 36 to 233 on Saturday while the number of infections shot
up by a single-day record of 1,247 to hit 5,883.

Italy has recorded the most deaths of any country outside China and the
third-most infections after China and South Korea.

BSS/AFP/FI/ 2322 hrs