190 new cases in Italy, five more deaths

FILE PHOTO: A cyclist passes the Trevi Fountain, as Italy begins to ease some of the restrictions of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, in Rome, Italy May 7, 2020. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane - RC2QJG9FV9WK/File Photo

The Italian health ministry in its latest health bulletin said that Italy has registered 190 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours.

That is up from 159 new cases on Monday.

Three regions had no new cases – Valle d’Aosta, Molise and Basilicata.

There ministry said five COVID-19 sufferers have died n Italy in the last 24 hours, down from 12 on Monday.

Italy’s coronavirus death toll now stands at 35,171.

The total number of recorded cases here, including the deceased, the recovered and those currently positive, is 248,419.