Coronavirus live updates: Italy to set up ‘immunity passports,’ outbreak swamps NYC 911 system
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- Global cases: More than 1,721,300
- Global deaths: At least 104,800
- US cases: More than 501,700
- US deaths: At least 18,781
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
12:21 pm: Italy’s daily coronavirus death toll and new cases push higher
A mural dedicated to all Italian medical workers depicting a nurse cradling Italy and reading ‘To All Of You… Thank You!’, on a wall of Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital on March 25, 2020 in Bergamo, near Milan, Italy.
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Deaths from the Covid-19 epidemic in Italy rose by 619 on Saturday, up from 570 the day before, and the number of new cases climbed to …continued .
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