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COVID: 18,896 new cases, 124 victims-English

(ANSA)-May 2 Rome-18,896 new cases of COVID-19 have occurred in Italy in the last 24 hours, with an additional 124 victims of the virus, the Ministry of Health said Monday.

This is comparable to 40,757 new cases and more than 105 casualties on Sunday.

Approximately 122,444 tests were performed compared to 287,601 on Sunday.

The positive rate has risen from 14.1% to 15.4%.

Intensive care cases range from 2 to 368 and hospitalizations range from 56 to 9,794.

The current plus is 1,205,102, down 26,568 on Sunday.

Recovery and emissions were 15,155,021 and increased by 45,512 on Sunday.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the number of cases has been 16,523,859 and the number of deaths has been 163,736. (ANSA).

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