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What portion of all deaths in Italy over the past month have been due to Covid-19?

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The first Covid-19 death in Italy occurred on February 21st. From then through March 20th, a total of 4,032 people in Italy died from Covid-19. Italy's population is 62,402,659, and its annual death rate prior to the Covid-19 outbreak was 10.7 per 1,000 people. Combining these figures (see spreadsheet below), 6.8% of all deaths in Italy over the past month have been due to Covid-19. Put another way, Covid-19 has thus far killed 0.006% of Italy's people.

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