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Italy logs 307 virus deaths, 23,641 cases

Date: 07/03/2021     Time: 12:16 AM

Italy's Ministry of Health said on Saturday that 307 people died from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and 23,641 others tested positive for the illness over the past 24 hours. The figures pushed the country's virus-induced death toll to 99,578 and the overall infections to 3,046,762, the ministry said in a press release. Hospitalizations rose to 20,701, including 2,571 ICU occupants, according to the statement. The number of people who received at least the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine hit 5,231,708.