Coronavirus killed 368 people in Italy in the past 24 hours, the biggest jump since the first case was confirmed, the government reported on Sunday.
At least 1,809 people have been killed in Italy by COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by coronavirus.
More people have died in Italy than anywhere else in the world outside China. On Sunday, the government reported 3,590 new cases, bringing its total to 24,747.
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The virus continues to spread even after the Italian government restricted travel, banned all public gatherings and sports, closed all retailers that did not sell essential items.
In the United States, one of the leading infectious disease doctors Anthony Fauci warned the current pandemic may last for a few months.