Italy has topped 19,000 deaths and 1,50,000 circumstances of the coronavirus.
The milestones have been hit on Saturday even because the nation continued to see a slight lower in numbers of individuals hospitalised and in intensive care.
Deaths rose by 3.2%, or 619, to 19,468, whereas the quantity of people that examined constructive for the virus reached 1,52,271, a rise of 4,694, or 3.1%.
Simply hours earlier, a tally saved by the Johns Hopkins College mentioned the United States had overtaken Italy to develop into the nation with the most important demise toll within the coronavirus pandemic, with 18,860 fatalities.
Officers have been warning Italians to not maintain their guard down even when the variety of new circumstances and deaths is narrowing, particularly on the Easter vacation weekend when many are tempted to go to the countryside or seashore.
Police checkpoints have been arrange round main arteries in Milan, the capital of the hardest-hit area of Lombardy, with 38% of all circumstances and greater than half of all deaths.