The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in Italy has risen to 21. The Italian authorities have determined that at least 821 people have contracted the virus, the authorities report.
Italy has been hit hardest in Europe by the coronavirus outbreak.
Many infections have been reported, particularly in the northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto. These areas are significant for the Italian economy.
Almost 84,000 infections and more than 2800 deaths have been reported worldwide, by far the most in China. South Korea then said the highest number of infections: more than 2,300.