Italy had a record number of corona infections of more than 31,000 in one day last 24 hours.
Even during the first corona wave earlier this year, the numbers remained well below that. For a time, Italy was the hardest hit European country.
In the past 24 hours, slightly fewer people have died from the corona. Authorities registered 199 corona deaths.
More than 200 deaths had been reported in recent days and none since mid-May. In total, more than 38,000 people in Italy have died of the dreaded lung disease so far.