Italy reports smallest increase in coronavirus cases in over a monthChristian Fernsby ▼ | April 21, 2020
New cases of coronavirus are at their lowest rate in six weeks in Italy, according to government officials.
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The daily death toll rose to 454, up from 433 the day before.
Health officials say even the smallest of improvements are a "positive development" but not enough to lift countrywide lockdown and reopen the majority of businesses.
Italy is currently grappling with 181,228 cases of COVID-19 and has seen 24,114 deaths.
On the flip side, 1,822 patients have recovered from the virus over the past 24 hours. ■