Italy has had its highest number of deaths from coronavirus in a day with 475 more fatalities.


The deaths in the last 24 hours brings the country’s total to 2,978.

The hardest hit nation outside China also had a large rise in coronavirus cases, with 4,207 confirmed on Wednesday, bringing the total to 35,713.

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