Coronavirus, new infections collapse in Sicily but hospitalizations are growing. The Island in third place

Coronavirus, new infections collapse in Sicily but hospitalizations are growing. The Island in third place
Coronavirus, new infections collapse in Sicily but hospitalizations are growing. The Island in third place

Infections are falling in Sicily: there are 183 new cases of Coronavirus in the last 24 hours on 11,738 swabs and the positivity index has dropped to 1.6% (yesterday it was 3.5%). This is what emerges from the bulletin of the Ministry of Health. Sicily thus falls to third place for numbers of daily infections. Yesterday there were 402 new positives out of 11,385 swabs processed. In today’s bulletin, there are 6 deaths but, as the Sicilian Region reports, 4 refer to recent days. After a long time, however, hospitalizations under the ordinary regime increase: +12, while 399 are healed.

There are currently 13,617 Covid positives in Sicily, of which 436 hospitalized in the ordinary regime, 50 in intensive care and 13,131 in home isolation. The healed rose to 279,336, while the deaths to 6,852. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 299,805 people have been infected with the Coronavirus.

At the provincial level, there are 19 new cases in Palermo, 84 in Catania, 23 in Messina, 27 in Syracuse, 6 in Ragusa, 7 in both Trapani and Caltanissetta, 10 in Agrigento, no cases in Enna.

Nationally, there are 1,612 Covid test positives identified in the last 24 hours, yesterday they were 2,968. On the other hand, there are 37 victims in one day, yesterday there were 33. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 4,683,646 cases have been registered, 131,068 deaths. The discharged and healed are instead 4,460,482, with an increase of 2,446 compared to yesterday while those currently positive for Covid are 92,096, with a decrease of 871 in the last 24 hours.

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