By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

Italian health officials reported nearly 800 additional COVID-19 cases in the past day, bringing the the outbreak total to 3,858.

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In addition, the death toll has risen to 148 after 41 additional deaths were reported in 24 hours, the most deaths outside China.

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Elsewhere in Europe, Germany has reported 482 cases, France (377), Spain (259), and the UK and Switzerland with 115 and 114 cases, respectively.