on Saturday, enlightened health authorities in the country that fewer patients are hospitalized in the intensive care unit.

– This is very important news, ” said Angelo Borrelli, spokesperson for the Italian government, according to news agency AFP.

Borrelli says that the number of intensivpasienter has dropped from 4068 to 3994 in the past day. It is the first time the number drops since koronaviruset came to the country.

– It means that hospitals can now take a breath, he said further, according to the news.

Koronakurven in the country have only bottomed out but not begun to return, writes the news agency AP. 15.362 people are so far died as a result of the virus in the country, where 681 new deaths registered the last day.

Total is 124.632 people been shown koronasmitte in the country, and about 21.000 of these is had, according to NTB.

Warned to ease measures

the Lombardy region in the country referred to as the epicenter of the pandemic in Europe. The region received this week one bright spot when the number of infected down for the first time.

– We must not “lower the guarden” yet, but we are in a good development, said the president of the Lombardy Attilio Fontana on Tuesday.

It is three weeks since the country imposed a curfew and put the entire country in quarantine, and Monday was the measures will be extended to 12. april.

At a press conference on Monday, warned the Conference (WHO) to facilitate the measures.

– We have to beat down the virus, and it does not happen by itself. Smitteverntiltakene is difficult and does damage on the people, but the alternatives are worse, ” said the Who’s head of crisis situations Michael Ryan during the press conference Monday.