By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

The Italy Ministry of Health is reporting that the total COVID-19 cases in the country now stands at 31,506.

The death toll has also risen to 2,503.

Lombardy (16,220), Emilia Romagna (3,931), Veneto (2,704), Piemonte (1,897), Marche (1,371) and Toscana (1,053) regions have seen the most cases to date.

Elsewhere in Europe, the highest case counts are seen in Spain (11, 826), Germany (9360), France (7695) and Switzerland (2700).