Italy coronavirus deaths rise by 662 in a day, lifting total death toll to 8,165

The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has grown by 662 to 8,165, the Civil Protection Agency said on Thursday. Separately, Piedmont authorities said their death toll had risen by 50 in the last 24 hours. The total number of confirmed cases in Italy rose to 80,539 from a previous 74,386, the Civil Protection Agency said -- the highest number of new cases since March 21.

Italy coronavirus deaths rise by 662 in a day, lifting total death toll to 8,165
The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has grown by 662 to 8,165, the Civil Protection Agency said on Thursday. Separately, Piedmont authorities said their death toll had risen by 50 in the last 24 hours. The total number of confirmed cases in Italy rose to 80,539 from a previous 74,386, the Civil Protection Agency said -- the highest number of new cases since March 21.