MAP – Which parts of Italy have been hardest-hit by coronavirus?

A picture taken on March 8, 2020 shows an empty road leading to Linate Airport in Milan, after millions of people were placed under forced quarantine in northern Italy. Background photo: Miguel Media/
LATEST: Italy's death toll from coronavirus continues to rise and has now surpassed China's with over 3,400 dead and the number of confirmed cases above 40,000. Here's the latest map to show how the regions have been hit.

The Local regularly updates this map with the latest figures for the number of coronavirus cases across Italy.

Which regions of Italy are affected by the coronavirus?

The map below highlights the regions of Italy most impacted by the coronavirus spread.

The northern region of Lombardy (dark red) continues to see by far the most cases as well as the most deaths from the virus, where hospitals are struggling to cope.

The northern regions of Emilia-Romagna and Veneto are, after Lombardy the most hard hit of the Italian regions.

The south of the country has seen fewer cases but the only region still without deaths, as of the 20th, is  Basilicata. The heel of Italy, Puglia, have recorded 25 deaths so far.

All the current information about the virus is available here

According to the WHO more than 80 percent of patients infected with the virus have mild disease and recover, while 14 percent have severe diseases such as pneumonia. Around five percent of cases are considered critical.

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The chart below is the latest released from Italian authorities that shows the regional breakdown. The boxes coloured yellow is a breakdown of the conditions of all the confirmed cases of coronavirus in each region.

Ricoverati con sintomi – Recovering with symptoms

Terapia Intensiva – In intensive care

Isolamento domiciliare – In isolation at home

The column coloured green is the number who have recovered (dimessi guariti), the red column is for the number of deaths (deceduti) and orange is for the total number of cases since the outbreak began, including, current cases, deaths and recovered.

The grey column on the far right, titled tamponi is for the number of tests carried out.

 

And what's the situation in Europe?

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