Coronavirus: Italy virus deaths rise but infections slow again - BBC News
- 🎬 Video
- ℹ️ Description
But the rate of infection has seemingly slowed there in the last few days, raising hopes that strict social-distancing measures are having an effect.
On Tuesday, Italian officials said the number of confirmed coronavirus cases had jumped by 3,612 to 69,176, which is about a 1% decrease in new cases on the previous day.
BBC Rome correspondent Mark Lowen said the continued slowing of new cases in Italy is “starting to look like a trend”.