May 1st effect, the new positives decrease but the coronavirus infection curve in Campania increases significantly: today the virus records 959 positives out of 8,658 molecular swabs examined, 393 fewer than yesterday with 5,429 fewer swabs processed. As a percentage, it means that 11.07% of the tests are positive, one and a half percentage points higher than yesterday when the contagion index was at 9.60%. Of all these newly infected, 612 are asymptomatic and 347 have symptoms in a bulletin which, however, does not take into account the cases identified with rapid antigen tests.
Overall, the number of victims rises to 6,446 with the 30 deaths recorded yesterday, even if the crisis unit is quick to specify that “they are previously deceased”. The number of hospital admissions is also growing: 1,483 hospitalized with symptoms, 26 more than yesterday, and 139 patients in intensive care, four fewer than yesterday. Fortunately, the number of patients cured is also growing, from 297,441 to 299,192 with 1,751 negativized in 24 hours with the balance between the number of healed and new infected was positive for the second day in a row.