743 people have died in Italy the last day of the coronavirus. It brings the total number of dead up on the 6820, informs the government on Tuesday.

Thus, there is again an increasing trend in the death toll, after that Monday was reported 602 deaths and Sunday 650 compared to the day before.

It was numbers that gave hope that the epidemic could be topped in Italy.

The total number of registered infected is rising from the 63.927 to 69.176 according to government figures.

Italy is the country in Europe worst hit by the coronavirus, and the Italian region of Lombardy is the area in Italy that has the most infected and dead.

Lombardy is located in northern Italy. Here is reported that on Tuesday 4178 died. It is 402 more dead than the day before.

The total number of confirmed corona-smittetilfælde in Europe is Tuesday reached over 200,000.

It shows a statement from the u.s. Johns Hopkins University.

Italy has appealed to fellow member states in the EU to help the country with some of the harsh economic consequences of coronasmitten.

the Country is effectively closed down to stop the spread of the infection. People have been told to stay indoors and only venture out to trade for food and medicine.

EU ministers will on Tuesday evening discuss whether one can be assembled on a common economic measures, to counter the shocks to which countries and in particular Italy are suffering from.

Italy’s economy minister, Roberto Gualtieri, said earlier on Tuesday to the parliament in Rome that the eurozone’s crisis fund, the ESM should be used to help the euro area countries, which are hardest hit by the coronakrisen.

“We must use all the resources that are available at EU level, including the ESM, and without conditions,” he said.

the ESM has at its disposal an amount of 444 billion euros.

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