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Italy has reported more deaths due to COVID-19 compared to China.

The COVID-2019 situation reports released by the World Health Organization (WHO) confirms that more deaths have accrued in Italy than China.

According to the 19 March 2020 situation report, the total number of deaths reported in China due to the coronavirus is 3,253 and the total number of cases recorded is 81,300. Whereas a total of 3,407 deaths and a total of 41,035 cases have been reported in Italy.

Therefore, it is proven that Italy has reported more COVID-19 deaths than China.

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.

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