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Italy seeing decrease in active coronavirus cases

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Posted at 12:22 PM, Apr 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-25 15:22:54-04

The number of active positive coronavirus cases in Italy are down 680 patients, according to The Protezione Civile.

ABC News reports although there were 2,357 new cases reported on Saturday, this is an increase of 1.2% from the previous day and is the lowest percentage for an increase in total cases the country has had.

The number of hospitalizations continues to decline, and there were 415 new deaths reported for a total of 26,384 total deaths, ABC reported. Italy has had 195,351 total active, deceased and cured cases since first reports on January 31.

ABC News reports the total number of hospital patients dropped by 606. There were 71 fewer ICU patients and 535 fewer in regular hospital care.