By Tony Winterburn •
Published: 28 Mar 2020 • 19:30
ITALY has recorded 919 new coronavirus deaths today, the country’s highest daily figure in the outbreak, 10,023 people in Italy have now died after testing positive for Covid-19, according to a health official.
Earlier World Health Organisation chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said a “chronic global shortage” of protective equipment was one of the “most urgent threats” to the ability to save lives.
Italy is the worst-affected in Europe. Almost everything has been closed and people told to stay at home. Earlier on Friday, authorities warned that restrictions were likely to be extended beyond April 3.
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