The Lombard situation Lombardy, on the other hand, continues to be the region in which there is still the greatest increase in cases. In fact, there have been 143 new positives to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, of which 54 are “long-standing” cases identified thanks to serological tests. Since yesterday there have also been 9 other deaths, which bring the total deaths in the region to 16,466. The numbers on hospitalizations are encouraging: people admitted to ICU drop by 25 units (to 69) and non-intensive hospitalizations drop by 116 (to 1,902).
In Beijing “extremely serious” situationMeanwhile, the coronavirus alert is growing again in China, where in Beijing the situation has been defined by the mayor as “extremely serious”. In fact, another 27 cases of infection were recorded in the Chinese capital, bringing the total number of new infections to 106 in five days. At least 29 local communities in Beijing are in lockdown. The city, explained the first citizen of the capital, is engaged “in a race against time”.
Beijing closes schools The metropolis must “always be one step ahead of the epidemic and take the strictest measures,” he added explaining the decision to raise the emergency level for the coronavirus epidemic and the choice to close middle and primary schools tomorrow . Companies and factories were instead invited to use work remotely while residents of the most risky neighborhoods will not be allowed to leave their residential complexes.