At the nightly press conference, Italy’s Protezione Civile confirmed 793 people had died – now the highest number of deaths in one day. 4,821 new positive cases of coronavirus were identified.
The total number of positives ever identified in Italy is now at 42,681. The total number of deaths stands at 4,825. 6,072 have recovered.
The regional breakdowns for March 21, 2020 are available from the Ministry of Health here.