Italy: more than 150 doctors died of the coronavirus

Italie: plus de 150 médecins morts du coronavirus

Rome | More than 150 doctors (151) died of the epidemic of Covid-19 in Italy between 11 march and 26 April, has announced on Monday the national Federation of the orders of surgeons (FNOMCEO) on its website.

Italy has registered 26 977 deaths, or 333 more in 24 hours, for a total of 199 of 414 cases.

This figure of deceased persons, represents a modest rebound compared to the day before, when there had been 260 people dead.

“The trend is still to the progressive decline in deaths and infections,” said Silvio Brusaferro, president of the higher Institute of health (ISS) during the presentation of the report at the headquarters of the civil protection.

The number of patients in intensive care continues its decline, in 1956, the same as the total number of patients, 105 813.

Lombardy remains the region most affected with 13 449 deaths for 73 479 cases, followed by the Emilia-Romagna region, 3431 deaths for 24 662 cases, and the Piedmont, 2878 death for 25 098 case.

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