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COVID: 47,039 new cases, 152 victims-English

(ANSA)-May 4 Rome-47,039 new cases of COVID-19 have occurred in Italy in the last 24 hours, with an additional 152 virus victims, the Ministry of Health said Wednesday.

This is comparable to 62,071 new cases and more than 153 casualties on Tuesday.

An additional 335,275 tests were performed compared to Tuesday’s 411,047.

The positive rate has dropped from 15.1% to 14%.

Intensive care cases increase from 5 to 371 and hospitalizations decrease from 81 to 9,614.

The current plus is 1,187,070, down 12,890 on Tuesday.

Recovery and emissions on Tuesday were 15,282,800, an increase of 60,381.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the number of cases has been 16,633,911 and the number of deaths has been 164,041. (ANSA).

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