The number of Covid-19 patients in intensive care units in Italy has dropped to 999 on Monday, according to the Italian Civil Protection Agency.
It is the first time the number of Covid-19 ICU patients in the country is below 1,000 since March 10.
The increase in the total number of Covid-19 cases (including deaths and recoveries) is also the lowest since March 4, signaling a drop in new infections. The total number of cases increased by 744 in the last 24 hour period to a total of 219,814.
The number of active cases on Monday was 82,488, a drop of 836 from the day before. There were 179 deaths in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of fatalities to 30,739.
Until Monday, 106,587 people have recovered from the virus, an increase of 1,401 since Sunday.