Italy injects record US$430b into pandemic-hit economy

Italy injects record US$430b into pandemic-hit economy

ROME:┬áItaly on Monday (Apr 6) unveiled a record 400 billion euro (US$430 billion) stimulus to help businesses hurt by a month-long national lockdown that is like to run on for many more weeks. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told the nation to be patient in the face of a pandemic that has now officially claimed 16,523 […]
Italy cheers first drop in critical virus patients

Italy cheers first drop in critical virus patients

TROME: Pandemic-hit Italy cheered Saturday (Apr 4) after seeing its number of intensive care cases for the coronavirus that stretched its healthcare system to breaking point drop for the first time. Even some of the most cautious health officials seized on the figures...
Italy COVID-19 death toll rises by 681, intensive care falls

Italy COVID-19 death toll rises by 681, intensive care falls

MILAN: The death toll from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy rose by 681 to 15,362, a somewhat lower rise than those seen in recent days, while the number of patients in intensive care fell for the first time, the Civil Protection Agency said on Saturday (Apr 4)....
Italy sees signs of hope despite 766 new virus deaths

Italy sees signs of hope despite 766 new virus deaths

ROME: Italy saw more evidence Friday (Apr 3) that it might have made it through the worst of the coronavirus pandemic despite the world-leading death toll growing by 766 to 14,681. In new data from the civil protection service the daily rise of officially registered...