COVID-19 death toll in Italy overtakes that of China

[CDC]

• 3,405 people have now died of COVID-19 in Italy

There are far more people in China than in Italy.

About 24 times more people.

But the coronavirus death toll in Italy just surpassed that of China.

The Italian government today confirmed that 3,405 people have now died of COVID-19 in Italy.

Alerts from journalists and news organizations with the updated COVID-19 death math on Thursday afternoon.