Italy and Spain, the two European nations with the highest coronavirus death toll, saw a significant drop in the daily casualty numbers on Sunday, with officials hoping the trend to continue.
In Italy, daily coronavirus death toll plunge to its lowest in over two weeks. The 525 official COVID-19 fatalities were the lowest in the country since 427 deaths were registered on March 19.
This was a 23% drop from the 681 deaths reported on Saturday.
The official death toll due to coronavirus in Italy is 15,887 while it has infected 128,948 people across the country.