Italian Parliament Told Their High COVID-19 Death Toll is ‘False’

Written by Jim Hoft

Much of the world is shocked at the coronavirus numbers coming out of Italy – now their Parliament is hearing concerns that the data is unreliable. The country has one of the oldest populations in Europe and also has the largest Chinese diaspora in the EU today. Back in March there was already claims that Italy’s coronavirus death numbers were false and exaggerated.

Are deaths specific to covid19 being (grossly) overestimated in Italy? (h/t @diana_west_

— Andrew Bostom (@andrewbostom) March 22, 2020

Recently Italian art critic, historian, television personality and politician  Vittorio Sgarbi denounced the false coronavirus numbers.

Video via RAIR Foundation.

RAIR reported:

On Friday, April 24, 2020, Vittorio Sgarbi, a member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, denounced what he claims are false coronavirus death statistics. Sgarbi feels that fake statistics are being propagated by the government and the media to terrorize the citizens of Italy and establish a dictatorship.

The member of the Forza Italia party slammed the closure of 60% of Italian businesses for 25,000 Chinese-Coronavirus deaths from the floor of the legislature. “It’s not true,” he said. “Don’t use the deaths for rhetoric and terrorism.” According to the National Institute of Health, 96.3% did not die of coronavirus, but of other pathologies stated Sgarbi – which means that only 925 have died from the virus and 24,075 have died of other things claimed Sgarbi, “….the virus was little more than an influenza. Don’t lie! Tell the truth!”

The Italian government also released the percentage of deaths by age group.

90+ years old: 6% of deaths
80 – 89 years old: 42% of deaths
70 – 79 years old: 35% of deaths
60 – 69 years old: 16% of deaths

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Comments (2)

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    Andy Rowlands


    I think Vittorio Sgarbi has hit the nail squarely on the head here.


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    William Kay


    Once again Hoft’s links don’t deliver what they promise.

    The intriguing thing here is that Sgarbi is not putting forward the Forzia Italia party line. Berlusconi wholly embraces the Covid Crisis and has even donated 10 ml EUR to the cause.
    Sgarbi left Forza Italia last year, then bizarrely ran as a regional candidate for them. although he did not accept the subsequent victory so to keep his parliamentary seat where he now represents another party.

    This is not an academic point. He is absolutely right to say that Covid-19 deaths are being absurdly overstated; but the question is: who is doing this?

    Answer: The primary culprit is the Government of Lombardy which has been ruled by a League-Forza Italia coalition for 25 years straight!


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