Covid: slight increase in Rt to 0.86, incidence of cases stops at 29

The value of the national incidence is below the weekly threshold of 50 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants, which allows the control of transmission with tracing.

Employment in hospitals continues to decline – The data, now being examined by the control room, also show a drop in the employment rate of Covid patients in Italian hospitals. The intensive care employment rate drops to 3.9% from 4.1% the previous week, with a slight decrease in the number of people admitted from 370 (12 October) to 355 (19 October). Employment in medical areas still drops to 4.2% from 4.6%. Patients in these areas decreased from 2,665 (12 October) to 2,423 (19 October).

Four regions at moderate risk – This week four regions are classified as moderate risk, compared to three last week. These are Abruzzo, Campania, Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Piedmont. The remaining 17 Regions / Autonomous Provinces are classified as low risk. Only one Region, Campania, reports a resilience alert (an unmanageable self-declaration of an epidemic, ed).

The incidence grows in 17 Regions – The incidence of Covid cases increased this week in 17 Regions and Autonomous Provinces compared to the values ​​recorded in the previous week. The regions with the highest incidence are the Autonomous Province of Bolzano (85.6), Friuli-Venezia Giulia (51.7) and Veneto (48.3). The Regions where, on the contrary, there was a decrease in the incidence compared to last week are Basilicata
(from 22.3 to 18.4), Calabria (from 43 to 36.7), Sardinia (from 13.3 to 7.9) and Sicily (from 43.0 to 38.3).


Covid slight increase incidence cases stops

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