The Rt index in Italy rises to 1.21. The incidence rises, with 78 covid cases per 100 thousand inhabitants. Employment of hospital wards and intensive care is increasing. This is the picture of the covid epidemic in Italy according to the monitoring of the ISS.
The average Rt index calculated on symptomatic cases of Covid-19 continues to rise in Italy, which is expected at 1.21 (with a range between 1.08 and 1.31) in the period 20 October-2 November, an increase compared to in the previous week and permanently above the epidemic threshold. The data also report that it is stable and above the epidemic threshold, the transmissibility index based on cases with hospitalization Rt = 1.14 (1.1-1.19) as of November 2 compared to Rt = 1.12 (1 , 06-1,17) of 26 October.
In the monitoring it is specified that “the estimates of Rt are believed to be insensitive to the recent increase in the number of swabs performed, since they are based only on symptomatic and / or hospitalized cases”.
Also on the incidence
The weekly incidence of Covid-19 cases, nationwide, continues to increase, reaching 78 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants in the period 5-11 November, compared to the previous week in which it was 53 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants, according to flow data. of the Ministry of Health. These are the data reported in the monitoring of the Covid-19 epidemiological trend of the Control Room, communicated by the Higher Institute of Health (Iss).
Employment in admissions and ICUs on the rise
In Italy, the employment rate by Covid-19 patients in intensive care is 4.4% according to the daily survey by the Ministry of Health as of 11 November), up from 4.0% a week earlier. November 4th. Employment of medical departments also rose, reaching 6.1% (daily survey on 11 November) compared to 5.3% on 28 October.
New cases not associated with transmission chains are on the rise
In Italy the number of new cases not associated with transmission chains is strongly increasing (11,001 compared to 8,326 of the previous week). The percentage of cases detected through contact tracing activity is decreasing (34% vs 35% last week). The percentage of cases detected through the appearance of symptoms is also increasing (48% vs 47%). The percentage of cases diagnosed through screening activities remains stable (18% vs 18%).
All regions at moderate risk, Fvg towards high risk
In Italy, all the Regions and Autonomous Provinces are classified at moderate risk. Among these, however, one, Friuli Venezia Giulia has a high probability of progression at high risk. This is what emerges from the monitoring data on the Covid-19 epidemiological trend of the Control Room, communicated by the Higher Institute of Health (Iss). Furthermore – continues the document – 11 Regions / PA report an alert of resilience. None reports multiple resilience alerts.