27 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Italy deaths pass 8100, but infection rate appears to slow

From Morning Report, 6:47 am on 27 March 2020

The number of Coronavirus deaths in Italy has now risen above seven-and-a-half thousand - but there are growing signs that the pace of infections is slowing, particularly in the north, the epicentre of the virus.

There are, however, growing concerns about rising figures in Rome and the south.

Rome correspondent Josephine McKenna speaks to Corin Dann.