At least 100,000 migrants have arrived in Italy since the beginning of this year, the same number arrived in the republic for the whole of 2022. More than 2,000 people died while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, Report informs referring to TASS citing the newspaper La Repubblica.

The regions of the country are experiencing problems with the system of accommodation of migrants. It is possible that by the end of 2023, the total number of migrants who arrived in Italy by sea will exceed the record figure of 2016 – 180,000 people.