Pallbearers carry the coffin of a coronavirus victim out of a church in Brescia, Italy on Monday. Photo: dpa

Italy baffled by unexplained surge in deaths during coronavirus crisis

  • Country recorded 50 per cent more fatalities than usual in March, suggesting pandemic toll could be double official figure
  • Not knowing real numbers complicates planning for government as Italy eases out of world’s longest lockdown
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Pallbearers carry the coffin of a coronavirus victim out of a church in Brescia, Italy on Monday. Photo: dpa
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