Italy: A Steady Downward Trend
OPINION: The trend of the decrease in the new cases of Wuhan virus in Italy seems to be stable - Head of Civil Protection Angelo Borrelli during the press conference on April 3, 2020.
FACT: The fall in numbers have been observed from March 27.
The number of new cases on Thursday - 2,477 (compared to 2,937 Wednesday).
The number of hospitalisations on Thursday - 137 (compared to 211 on Wednesday).
The total number of Wuhan virus cases in Italy - 115,242 (including recovered and deceased)
The total number of deaths - 13,915 (+760 on Thursday compared to 727 on Wednesday)
— the data from Italian government.
OPINION: The trend of steady fall in infections has occurred thanks to the strong social-distancing measures which can not be lifted too soon - some Italian virologists.
Italian government has started to discuss a possibility of opening some services during the Easter weekend — local media.