Italy Posts Fewest New Virus Cases Since Early March
Italy registered the lowest number of new coronavirus cases since early March as the government eased a nationwide lockdown Monday allowing shops, bars and restaurants to reopen as long as they respect health and safety rules.
- Civil protection authorities reported 451 cases -- the fewest since March 2, a week before the lockdown began -- compared with 675 a day earlier
- Confirmed cases now total 225,886
- Daily fatalities fell to 99 from 145 on Sunday, the fewest since March 9; a total of 32,007 fatalities were reported since the start of the pandemic in late February
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