It is reported by ANSA with reference to the head of the civil defense of Italy, Angelo Borrelli.

Currently, over 50 thousand inhabitants of the country are infected with coronavirus in the country.

Borrelli also indicated that the number of recovered has increased to 7432.

Earlier, the head of the Russian Ministry of Defense Sergey Shoigu gave instructions on the creation of an air group for the prompt delivery of Italian assistance in the fight against COVID-19. This was done after a conversation between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.

Enzo Vicerelli, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Italy, thanked Russia for helping to combat the spread of coronavirus.