Covid 19 death toll
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919 people die in Italy today, highest daily death toll yet

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Italy has reported the highest daily death toll of any country since the outbreak began, with 919 new deaths, bringing the total coronavirus related deaths to 9,134, among 86,498 cases.

Meanwhile, Spain has recorded 769 new deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths in the country due to the coronavirus to 4,858.

In the United States, the number of coronavirus cases surpassed China with more than 86,000 infections recorded since the outbreak began, according to Johns Hopkins University, pushing the total numbers worldwide to more than 553,000.