The “variant” of the celebrations for the European football championships, begins to be felt heavily on the spread of Coronavirus in Rome. Monteverde in recent days has seen the number of Covid positives in the neighborhood soar.
It all started due to an outbreak in the pub in via del Casaletto. Here, after Italy-Belgium, 16 boys were infected. Today, two weeks later and therefore with the incubation times of the virus, the cases confirmed by the ASL Roma 3 have risen to 73, including many minors.
Who are the infected in Monteverde
But the count does not end there. “There are other symptoms that are waiting for a report or to perform the swab, of which six secondary cases, ie friends and family of those who were in the pub to see the game”, explain the hospital. According to what was learned, the age range of the infected ranges from 60 to 14 years, 61 of these are males and 12 females. Most of the positives are all young, so much so that 69 affected people are under the age of 25.
The gatherings for the Europeans
And that of Monteverde could only be the first post-euphoria Azzurra cluster. In fact, just think of the scenes of the celebrations in the streets and in the clubs of Rome – and beyond – both as regards Italy-Spain, and for the victory in the final against England where, in addition to the “magic night”, there was also the train of the bus discovered around the capital, with a lot of controversy between the FIGC and the Prefect of Rome for the decision to show the new European football champions Italy. Carousels with lowered (or completely absent) templates and gatherings.
“In the coming weeks we will have an increase in cases”
Therefore, the risk of registering new outbreaks is real. At least according to the alarms – different in the last few hours – launched by the Lazio Health Councilor Alessio D’Amato: “We have to get used to the idea that probably in the next few weeks we will have an increase in cases” and “we will also have reactions to great celebrations of the extraordinary victory of football Italy, which we will probably pay. Today the important thing is to get vaccinated. This is the basic element. We must run, reach 70% in the first week of August and 80% in the following weeks percent of the population over 12 vaccinated “.