Number of daily coronavirus deaths in Italy down but infections are up on yesterday

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ITALY’S coronavirus fatalities have risen by 727 today, with the total death toll now at 13,155, according to the Civil Protection Agency.

This is the lowest daily rise since March 26 but the number of new infections has spiked by 4,782, significantly higher than yesterday’s 4,053.

The country has now recorded 110,574 infections sincde the beginning of the epidemic.

Italy accounts for almost a third of all coronavirus deaths globally.

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Lizzie Day