Italy’s day-to-day increase in new COVID-19 cases have dipped again, for the lowest one-day increase in nearly three weeks.
The country, ravaged by the virus, also recorded a drop for the third straight day in the intensive care beds occupied by patients with coronavirus infections.
Italy still has, by far, the world’s highest coronavirus death toll – almost 16,000 – but the pressure on northern Italy’s intensive care units has eased so much that Lombardy is no longer airlifting patients to other regions.
In Spain, deaths and new infections dropped again on Monday. The health ministry reported 637 new deaths, the lowest toll in 13 days, for a total of more than 13,000 dead. New recorded infections were also the lowest in two weeks.
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