Covid-19: Italy confirms 11 deaths as cases spread from north

  title={Covid-19: Italy confirms 11 deaths as cases spread from north},
  author={Michael Day},
  • M. Day
  • Published 26 February 2020
  • Medicine, History
  • BMJ
Confirmed cases of covid-19 in Italy leapt by 45% to reach 322 on 25 February, and four more deaths were confirmed amid signs that the infection was spreading around the country and across borders. New cases in Italy were reported in central Tuscany, the coastal region of Liguria, and Sicily in the south. Officials confirmed that the national death toll was now 11. Authorities in Austria and Croatia also reported their first cases of covid-19 and said that the patients affected had recently… 
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