The official death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in Italy has passed 25,000. However, the number of new deaths has fallen below 500 in the past 24 hours, authorities report.
In the severely affected country, 187,327 corona infections have so far been reported and 25,085 killed, 437 more than a day earlier.
The number of seriously ill people in intensive care continues to decrease: from 2471 on Tuesday to 2384 on Wednesday.
Italy has the highest official death toll in the world after the United States.
According to the latest figures, more than 45,000 corona patients died in the US.