Italy has registered 137,513 deaths linked to COVID-19 since February 2020, and has reported 6.267 million cases to date.
Patients in hospital with COVID-19 - not including those in intensive care - stood at 11,265 on Saturday, up from 11,150 a day earlier.
There were 135 new admissions to intensive care units, up from 119 on Friday. The total number of intensive care patients increased to 1,297 from a previous 1,260.
About 1.08 million tests for COVID-19 were carried out in the last day, compared with 1.22 million the previous day, the health ministry said.