Italy reports 133,142 coronavirus cases, 427 deaths

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Italy reported 133,142 COVID-19 related cases on Tuesday, against 57,715 the day before, the health ministry said, while the number of deaths rose to 427 from 349.

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Italy has registered 146,925 deaths linked to COVID-19 since its outbreak emerged in February 2020, the second-highest toll in Europe after Britain and the ninth highest in the world. The country has reported 11.1 million cases to date.

Patients in hospital with COVID-19 - not including those in intensive care - stood at 19,873 on Tuesday, down from 19,913 a day earlier.

There were 107 new admissions to intensive care units, down from 112 on Monday. The total number of intensive care patients decreased to 1,549 from a previous 1,584.

Some 1.25 million tests for COVID-19 were carried out in the past day, compared with a previous 478,314, the health ministry said.

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