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Rome, Jul 2 . .- Italy has registered 30 deaths with coronavirus and 201 new cases of contagion in the last 24 hours, Civil Protection reported today in its latest official report.
These figures increase the total number of deaths to 34,818 since the emergency began in the country on February 21 and the number of cases of contagion to 240,961.
Compared to Wednesday, 366 patients have been cured, which brings the total data up to 191,083, and there are 15,060 positives, 195 less than a day ago.
Lombardy, the region most affected by the coronavirus pandemic, already has 94,108 cases (+ 98 in 24 hours) and 16,671 deaths (+ 21) since the beginning of the emergency in February.
In the last 24 hours, six regions have not had any new case of contagion and the autonomous province of Trento, in the Trentino-Alto Adige region (north), only one.
Italy decreed her confinement in March to try to stop the pandemic and began her de-escalation on May 4. On June 3, it opened its borders with the countries of the European Union, in an attempt to revive tourism, one of the sectors hardest hit by the COVID-19 crisis, and on July 1 it did so for resident citizens in countries outside the European Schengen area of free movement, although with restrictions.
They will have to keep two weeks of quarantine and justify their trip for reasons of work, study, health or need, including those coming from the fourteen countries approved by the European Union (EU).