Coronavirus, another 375 new cases in Sicily and the positivity index is growing. In Catania the highest figures

Coronavirus, another 375 new cases in Sicily and the positivity index is growing. In Catania the highest figures
Coronavirus, another 375 new cases in Sicily and the positivity index is growing. In Catania the highest figures

There are 375 new Coronavirus positives in Sicily out of 9,752 swabs processed and the positivity index rose to 3.8% (yesterday 2.4%). This is what the bulletin of the Ministry of Health reports. Numbers up compared to yesterday when there were 291 new cases out of 12,159 swabs processed. There are 7 deaths but, as the Sicilian Region reports, they are all from previous days. The island is in fifth place for daily infections.

There are currently 6,668 Covid positives, of which 267 hospitalized in the ordinary regime (-1), 42 in intensive care and 6,359 in home isolation. The healed rose to 292,004, while the deaths to 6,986.

At the provincial level, 41 cases were recorded in Palermo, in Catania 191, in Messina 35, in Syracuse 71, in Ragusa 4, in Trapani 8, in Caltanissetta 11, in Agrigento 11 and in Enna 3.

Nationally, slight decline in the epidemic curve, which had been growing for several days. The new cases in the last 24 hours are 3,725 against 3,908 yesterday. Reduction in the number of tampons, 403,715 (yesterday 491,574) with a positivity rate that rises to 0.9% (+ 0.1%). Deaths decreased, 24 (yesterday 39), for a total of 131,826 victims since the beginning of the epidemic. Intensive care units increased by 3 units (yesterday -5) and are 341 with 18 admissions per day, as are ordinary hospitalizations, which have been increasing for a few days: they are 18 more (yesterday +12) and 2,473 in all. The region with the most cases today is Campania (+467), followed by Lazio (+459), Veneto (+398) and Lombardy (+393). The total cases are 4,741,185.

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