Italy's coronavirus deaths could be underestimated in data: official

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The number of deaths from coronavirus in Italy could be underestimated in the official figures, the head of national health institute ISS said on Tuesday.

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Published on March 29, 2020 -  00:39
Coronavirus Deaths In Italy Drop, But Social Restrictions To Remain High
In Italy on Sunday, the number of deaths from coronavirus in Italy fell for the second consecutive day. However, Reuters reports the country is still almost certain to see an extension of stringent containment measures. The Civil Protection department said 756 people had died in the last day, bringing the total to 10,779. That number is more than a third of all deaths from the virus worldwide. Health Minister Roberto Speranza asked Italians not to let the guard down.

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