taly has reported 3,497 new novel coronavirus cases and 175 deaths on Saturday, the highest number of new cases reportedin a single day since the outbreak began.
Italy has now confirmed 21,157 cases, second highest in the world after China.
The Italian Ministry of Health said Saturday evening that 1,966 people have recovered from the virus and 1,441 have died. The ministry said 1,518 are being treated in intensive care units.
Correction: This post has been updated to include the correct number of new cases and deaths on Saturday, as reported by the Italian Ministry of Health.
Source: CNN News