Italy reported the highest number of deaths outside of China, in this regard, the entire world is abandoning efforts to combat COVID-19.
On Thursday Italy reported 41 new deaths from coronavirus, bringing the death toll had reached 148, the second largest outside of China, where since the beginning of the outbreak in December died a little over 3,000 people.
The virus has reached all 22 regions of Italy, and prompted Rome to take unprecedented action, including to suspend the operation of all schools and universities and to publish the rescue plan on $ 8.4 billion.
Meanwhile, the United Kingdom reported its first death from mers on Thursday, an elderly man with underlying medical conditions, while Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia and South Africa reported its first cases.
In the United States Congress voted for a package of emergency financing of $ 8.3 billion. USA to combat coronavirus as the death toll has risen to 11.