Friday, March 20, 2020

"Italy coronavirus deaths surge by 627 in a day, lifting total death toll to 4,032"

Remember when Italy reported 475 deaths in one day and that was the highest daily death toll reported anywhere in the world? Yeah, that was Wednesday.
Here's Friday, from Reuters:
March 20, 2020 / 10:18 AM / Updated 40 minutes ago
The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has leapt by 627 to 4,032, officials said on Friday, an increase of 18.4% — by far the largest daily rise in absolute terms since the contagion emerged a month ago.
On Thursday, Italy overtook China as the country to register most deaths from the highly contagious virus....MORE
The Italian Army had to be enlisted to carry bodies to crematoria:
Business Insider
Harrowing video from a hospital at the center of Italy's coronavirus outbreak shows doctors overwhelmed by critical patients