A health worker administers a COVID-19 vaccine to a patient in Rome, Italy, September 21, 2021.
REUTERS/Yara Nardi/File PhotoROME, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Italy reported 24 coronavirus-related deaths on Sunday, up from 14the previous day, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections fell to 2,437 from 2,983.
Italy has registered 131,541 deaths linked to COVID-19 since the outbreak in February last year.
The number of patients in intensive care with COVID-19 fell to 349 from 352.
Some 381,051 tests for COVID-19 were carried out in the space of 24 hours, compared with a previous 472,535, the health ministry said.
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