The last four days of coronavirus data had seemed to indicate a trend in cases falling in Italy. Unfortunately, that lessening trend came to and end when the country registered 4,492 new positive cases on Thursday. Wednesday the number of new cases was 3,492.
In the last 24 hours, 662 people have died, compared to 683 the day before. To date, Italy has registered 8,165 deaths.
999 recovered on Thursday, for a total of 10,361.