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Italy posts daily record of over 31,000 new coronavirus cases

The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Rome

ROME (Reuters) – Italy registered 31,084 new coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on Friday, its highest daily tally since the start of the health crisis and up from the previous record of 26,831 posted on Thursday.

The ministry also reported 199 COVID-related deaths, compared with 217 the day before.

(Reporting by Angelo Amante, editing by Gavin Jones)

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