Another 428 beds are released in the ordinary Covid wards and 12 in the intensive care units. The cases in Piedmont are stable, today 48, yesterday 43. The drop in Emilia, where it goes from 45 to 29 infections and in Liguria where new cases drop from 53 to 17, is sharp.
Five “Covid free” regions and autonomous provinces. Bolzano, Umbria, Calabria, Molise and Basilicata, while Sardinia records a surreal minus 2, which is obviously the result of previous overestimations in the counts.
Another day without new cases of positivity at Covid-19 ascertained in South Tyrol: the provincial health authority reports it on the basis of the evaluation of 502 swabs. The death toll also remains unchanged at 291, of which 174 in hospitals and 117 in rest homes.
There are only 11 new cases of coronavirus positivity recorded in the last 24 hours in Veneto 6 less than yesterday, for a total figure since the beginning of the epidemic, of 19,097. The Region’s bulletin this morning unfortunately updates the number of victims with 9 other deaths, which rises 1,878 overall.
In the Valle d’Aosta the coronavirus (Rt) contagion index which had made the small region a “special observed” dropped from over 1 to 0.6. This is what was communicated by the Crisis Unit. In the past 24 hours, a new positive case was recorded out of 88 people who were tested.
Second consecutive day without new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Umbria where – according to the data of the Region – a total of 1,430 people remained positive from the beginning of the pandemic. This, however, compared to 199 swabs performed. Furthermore, no deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours, which amount to 75 since the beginning of the epidemic.
The cases in Tuscany are clearly decreasing, from 17 to 5 today.
In Lazio, new infections drop from 20 to 16, of which 9 in Rome, the same number as yesterday.
Instead four deaths and 11, one less than yesterday, the new infections in Puglia on 1,091 swabs performed. The 11 cases were registered 9 in the province of Bari and two in the Tarantino; while of the four deaths, three occurred in the Bat, one in the province of Foggia, the number of Apulian victims rises to 491.
No new infection on 523 tampons performed and empty intensive care: this is the significant novelty that has been registered in Basilicata since the beginning of the health emergency. In fact, the patient admitted to the intensive care of the “Madonna delle Grazie” hospital in Matera was transferred to the “non-covid” area of the ward after two negative swabs. At the “San Carlo” in Potenza, you have not been infected in intensive care for several weeks.
To screech with the images of streets and squares full of people in the nightlife and happy hour hours is the balance of the penalties imposed on offenders, a fine for every 200 people stopped. In fact, 1,321 people were reported on the weekend in the context of checks on the prescriptions for the containment of coronavirus: the peak of offenders on Sunday (770), with an increasing number compared to other days. Between Saturday and Sunday, a total of 238,488 citizens were checked. The sanctions were 0.55%.
By widening the gaze on the world, the number of new coronavirus deaths in the United States decreases. In the last 24 hours there have been 638, less than the more than 1,000 in the last few days. This is what emerges from the data of Johns Hopkins University. The peak of the pandemic is meanwhile showing its effects in Latin America, with a new strong increase in infections (734,988, +32,500) and deaths (39,816, +1,200). Brazil is at the top of the standings with 363,211 infections and 22,666 deaths. In Russia, more than 350 thousand confirmed cases, with 3,633 victims.