Geographical distribution: 7 of the 9 cases are from the province of Brindisi, 1 from Bari and 1 awaiting province assignment. Bat, Foggia, Lecce and Taranto 0. A positive count in recent days has been removed from the Bat total.To understand the trend of the falling figures, it can be useful to observe the weekly report published by the Lecce Local Health Authority on the covid-19 situation of the individual cities of the province, edited by the director of the complex operational unit of Epidemiology and Statistics of Vito Fazzi , Fabrizio Quarta, with the collaboration of Angela Metallo.
Within a week, the current positives halved (from 107 to 54) and even dropped by almost a third compared to 188 on May 3, the last day of total lockdown. The contagion linked to the RSA La Fontanella di Soleto (the only case in the report in which the patient numbers are not highlighted by city of residence), an outbreak that led to about twenty deaths and 89 positive among operators and guests, practically ended. on May 22 the positives are 0.
Soleto, 20 dead in the La Fontanella rsa: the latest victim is a 68-year-old neurologist
Beyond the 12 currently positive ones of Lecce city, in the single Municipalities it does not go beyond the 4 of Poggiardo and Scorrano. The total swabs made (including control swabs) are approximately 13% of those made in Puglia. There were 33 hospitalized on 22 May, 280 were discharged and 57 died in hospital.