Another positive sign: the number of people hospitalized with symptoms increased only slightly (+710 for a total of 27,386), as did the number of patients in intensive care (+50 for a total of 3,906). The same is true in Lombardy (north), the most affected region of the country, where the number of people in intensive care has increased to 1,328 (+9).
“The measures that expire on April 3rd will inevitably be extended,” said Sunday Minister for Regional Affairs Francesco Boccia. “I think talking about reopening today would be inappropriate and irresponsible. We all want to get back to normal but we will turn on the switches one after the other. “