The 431 new deaths reported by Italian authorities were the lowest since March 19.
Italy's death total now stands at 19,899, officially second behind the United States.
Italy's civil protection authority told journalists that 1,984 more people have been confirmed as infected by the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of current infections up to 102,253.
The number of people in non-critical hospital care is also down.
“The pressure on our hospitals continues to ease,” civil protection service chief Angelo Borrelli said.
The curve for infections has been flattening over the past week but some experts believe the infections plateau could continue for a further 20 to 25 days before seeing a definitive decrease in numbers.
As of Sunday April 13th, there have been 156,363 coronavirus cases of in Italy.
The number of people who have recovered stands at 34,211.