Italy’s infection curve shows further signs of flattening


There were further signs that Italy’s coronavirus infection curve was flattening on Monday as the country’s total number of active diagnosed cases increased by just 2.1 per cent over 24 hours.

The total number of cases rose by 2.8 per cent, or 3,599, to 132,547. The total number of active cases increased by 1941, or 2.1 per cent, to 93,187.

The total number of recovered patients rose by 1,022 to 22,837. The 2.1 per cent increase in active cases compares to a 3.4 per cent daily increase on Saturday and 3.5 per cent increase on Sunday.