Italy has registered 475 deaths in the past day as a result of the corona virus.
It is the highest number any country has registered in a day, writes news agency AFP.
In all, the 2978 people died as a result of coronavirus in Italy, the latest figures available Wednesday evening, from the Italian authorities.
This corresponds to around a third of the total number of deaths registered in the world because of coronaviruses.
the Number of persons who are found to be contaminated, is in the past day has increased by about 13 percent to the 35.713 in total. It is a smaller increase than last week, which were registered between 17 and 21 percent more are infected daily.
Of those infected is barely 4000 come out. This is an increase of 37 percent in the past day, writes the news agency NTB.
Almost 2260 people are seriously ill and have been hospitalized at one of the Italian hospitals ' intensive care units. This is an increase of almost 200 patients within the past day.
The northern region of Lombardy, which is the worst hit by Italy's regions, has 17.713 confirmed cases and 1959, and died as a result of coronaudbruddet.
In Lazio, where the capital Rome is located, is the number of smittetilfælde increased by almost 20 percent in one day. It is now up to 724.
Coronaudbruddet began in the Hubei province in China in december. It has since spread to the rest of the world.
Alone in the Hubei province there is registered 3122 deaths due to Covid-19, as the disease is called, when it breaks out.
This is Italy close to overtake Hubei in the number of deaths.