05 December 2021,   13:21
145 - Italy posts lowest one-day death toll from coronavirus since lockdown

Italy recorded the fewest deaths from coronavirus in one day since its two-month lockdown began, as the country stands poised to reopen most commercial activity.

The civil protection unit said 145 people had died of the virus in the last 24 hours, the lowest level since March 9, when 97 people died of Covid-19.

Italy’s worst one-day death toll from the virus was on March 27, with 969 deaths.