SHOCKING: COVID-19 has killed 345 people in Italy in past 24 hours, bringing total number of deaths to 2,503

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Simon Ateba is Chief White House Correspondent for Today News Africa. Simon covers President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, the U.S. government, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions in Washington D.C. and New York City.

COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus has killed 345 people in Italy in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of those killed in Italy to 2503 as of Tuesday – an increase of 16 percent.

Italy, which remains the European country hardest hit by coronavirus, reported a total 31,506 cases from a previous 27,980, up 12.6 percent.

It was the slowest rate of increase since the contagion was first reported in Italy on February 21.

Simon Ateba

Simon Ateba is Chief White House Correspondent for Today News Africa. Simon covers President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, the U.S. government, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions in Washington D.C. and New York City.

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