Italy has now officially more deaths from the coronavirus than China, where the outbreak began. The European country reported that the death toll has risen to 3405, China is the death toll in 3245.
In Italy, the last 24 hours 427 deaths came in. The number of infections has almost 6000 increased to 41 035. Wednesday there were 35 713.
The number of new infections are in China every day lower. The outbreak that began late last year. The first case was reported in Italy in February. The number of infections in China, with more than 80,000 higher than in Italy.
In Europe, 100,000 people infected with the virus, reports AFP news agency based on its own count. In Asia, 94 253 infections known. There are probably a lot more infections because only people with severe symptoms are being tested. People with mild symptoms remain outside the counts.