COVID: Record 993 dead in 24 hrs

(ANSA) – ROME, DEC 3 – Italy registered a record 993 deaths
from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the highest daily toll in
the pandemic, t health ministry said Thursday.
There have been 23,225 new COVID cases in Italy in the last 24
hours, the ministry said.
This compares with 20,709 new cases and 684 more dead Wednesday.
The ratio of positives to swabs was steady Thursday at 10.2%.
There were 19 fewer intensive care cases, and 682 fewer
admissions to hospital. (ANSA).