Coronavirus in Italia, in the last week, over 50% of Covid infections in the age group ranging from 0 to 19 years relate to under 12s, range for which an anti Sars-CoV-2 vaccine is not yet available. TheHigher Institute of Health in the extended report on the progress of the Covid-19 epidemic in Italy, updated on 8 September. “Although the data is not consolidated – it reads -, in the last week just over 50% of cases in the population 0-19 years were observed in the population under the age of 12”.
“The persistent increase in the incidence in the population aged under 12 that has been observed in recent weeks could be due to an increase in the number of tampons in this age group, given the opening of kindergartens and the imminent start of of the new school year for primary and secondary school “, specifies the ISS, remembering however that” the vaccination campaign currently does not yet involve these age groups “.
I am about 4 out of 10 adolescents aged 12 to 19 fully vaccinated against Covid-19. In view of the imminent resumption of the school, it is one of the data reported in the report. From ‘V-Day’ of December 27 to September 8, the report takes stock, in our country “80,013,442 (40,725,178 first doses and 39,288,264 second / single doses) of the 91,758,318 doses were administered vaccine delivered so far. In the age groups 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+, the percentage of people who have completed the vaccination cycle is higher than 70% (respectively 76.4%, 83.8% , 88.4% and 92.1%). Vaccination coverage for the other age groups is higher than 60% (40-49 68.0%; 39-39 62.2%; 20-29 64.8 %), with the exception of the 12-19 group whose vaccination coverage with two doses is “precisely” at 40.1% “.
“In all the Regions / Autonomous Provinces – the ISS points out – the vaccination coverage of the population aged between 12 and 59 years is greater than 60%, with a variability ranging from 60.4% of the Public Administration of Bolzano to 72.3% in Lazio, excluding Tuscany and Sicily, where only 58% of the population in this age group has completed the vaccination cycle “.