The most infected were found in the capital region of Lazio. This is followed by the northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto.
In Italy, the number of new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus infection was 1,071 in the past 24 hours. This is a record figure since May, the Italian Ministry of Health said on Saturday, August 22
The most infected were found in the capital region of Lazio – 215. This is followed by the northern regions of Lombardy (185) and Veneto (160).
The last time Italy had a higher rate of coronavirus infection was on 12 May, when 1,402 cases were detected. It came six days before restaurants, bars, and shops were launched after a 10-week quarantine.
On Friday, Italy also set an anti-record for the past three months, with 947 new cases of coronavirus infection.
Earlier, WHO noted the beginning of the second wave of COVID-19. The increase in morbidity and the beginning of a new wave of coronavirus contributed to summer holidays