Italy coronavirus cases rise to 888

Reuters

Posted at Feb 29 2020 04:25 AM

ROME - The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Italy rose on Friday to 888 from 650 the day before, a civil protection official said.

Of the 888 cases, 21 people have died and 46 have recovered, he added, clarifying previous comments which put the total cases at 821, excluding those who had died or recovered.