The epidemiological curve of Italy continues to rise, which can boast a situation all in all under control compared to much of Europe, given that it does not yet have any region that has “unlocked” the parameters from the yellow zone (although soon the Friuli Venezia Giulia will complete the passage). For the moment the barrier erected by the vaccine it’s holding up pretty well, thanks to the fact that 87 percent of the population has taken at least one dose.
The bulletin today, Saturday 20 November, issued by the Ministry of Health gives an account of 11,555 infected, 5,220 recovered and 49 dead compared to 578,610 swabs analyzed, with the positivity rate that was detected at 2 percent (the same as yesterday). As far as the national health system is concerned, the pressure deriving from Covid patients remains largely manageable, even if the trend continues to be slow but steady growth: today the balance of hospitalized in Covid wards is +105, while that of hospitalized in intensive care is +0.
Given the situation, the minister Renato Brunetta in an interview with Corriere della Sera put forward the hypothesis of a “super green pass” in December: “the road is a responsible and shared super green pass, so as not to make everyone pay for the selfishness of some. If there will be color changes, why do all vaccinated Italians have to pay, because of the hard core of the no-vax, an extreme minority, increasingly disliked? If hospital indicators worsen, it will be necessary to strengthen the green pass by excluding the unvaccinated from certain social activities “.