Covid in Italy today: Coronavirus infections of 1 April. Bulletin and data from the regions
Since the beginning of the Coronavirus epidemic, 337,620 positive cases have been recorded in Emilia-Romagna, 1,809 more than yesterday, out of a total of 31,179 swabs performed in the last 24 hours. The percentage of new positives on the number of swabs made since yesterday is 5.8%. The situation of infections in the provinces can be seen Bologna with 378 new cases e Modena (254); then Reggio Emilia (228), Ferrara (226), Rimini (201), then Ravenna (134), Forlì (123) e Cesena (101). Following Parma (98), the Imola district (43) and finally Piacenza (23).
Of the 761 asymptomatic, 515 were identified thanks to contact tracing, 49 through tests for risk categories introduced by the Region, 11 with serological screenings, 25 through pre-hospitalization tests. The epidemiological investigation is still ongoing for 161 cases.
Unfortunately, 67 new deaths are recorded: 29 residents in the province of Bologna (15 women of which two are 85 years old, two are 95 years old and the remaining 62, 76, 82, 83, 87, 89, 92, 93, 96, 97 and 100 years old and 14 men of which three are 78 years old, two of 79, two of 81 and the remaining of 66, 74, 77, 85, 86, 89 and 92 years), 12 in the province of Forlì-Cesena (8 women aged 66, 74, 78, 79, 81, 87, 89 and 95 and 4 men aged 78, 83, 84 and 88), 6 y Ravenna (2 women aged 80 and 86 and 4 women aged 68, 78, 83 and 91), 5 y Rimini (3 women aged 73, 76 and 88 and 2 men aged 70 and 77), 5 y Parma (1 woman aged 64 and 4 men including two aged 86 and the others aged 63 and 77), 5 a Modena (1 girl of 11 years, 1 woman of 89 and 3 men of 70, 73 and 86 years), 3 y Reggio Emilia (2 women of 83 and 95 years and 1 man of 89 years) and 2 y Ferrara (1 woman of 90 years and 1 man of 85 years). There have been no deaths in the last 24 hours in the province of Piacenza.
Regarding the 11-year-old deceased girl, this is the young patient residing in Finale Emilia – in the Modena area – seriously cardiopathic, whose death took place on March 26 at the Sant’Orsola Hospital in Bologna, where she was hospitalized. His death had already been reported, but the death is only included in the report today. In total, there have been 11,984 deaths in the region since the beginning of the epidemic.
As for the total number of people healed, they are 1,809 more than yesterday and reach 253,277. The active cases, that is the actual patients, to date are 72,359 (-67 compared to yesterday). Of these, people in isolation at home, or those with mild symptoms who do not require hospital treatment or are symptom-free, are 68,641 (+32) overall, 94.9% of the total number of active cases.
Patients admitted to intensive care I’m 381 (-9 compared to yesterday), 3,337 those in the other Covid departments (-90). In the area, patients admitted to intensive care are distributed as follows: 7 in Piacenza (+1 compared to yesterday), 31 in Parma (+2), 32 in Reggio Emilia (-1), 73 in Modena (unchanged), 113 in Bologna (-10), 22 in Imola (-1), 37 in Ferrara (unchanged), 21 in Ravenna (+1), 11 in Forlì (unchanged), 7 in Cesena (unchanged) and 27 in Rimini (-1) .
These are the cases of positivity in the area since the beginning of the epidemic, which refer not to the province of residence, but to the one in which the diagnosis was made: 21,806 in Piacenza (+23 compared to yesterday, of which 19 symptomatic), 23,269 in Parma (+98, of which 42 symptomatic), 40,702 in Reggio Emilia (+228, of which 124 symptomatic), 57,682 in Modena (+254, of which 174 symptomatic), 72,890 in Bologna (+378, of which 249 symptomatic), 11,622 cases in Imola (+43, of which 23 symptomatic), 20,380 in Ferrara (+226, of which 56 symptomatic), 26,412 in Ravenna (+134, of which 87 symptomatic), 13,938 in Forlì (+123, of which 96 symptomatic), 16,774 in Cesena (+101, of which 77 symptomatic) and 32,145 in Rimini (+201, of which 101 symptomatic).
Yesterday there were 23,904 infections from Coronavirus and 467 deaths in Italy. The black jersey of the regions was Lombardy with 3,943 infections followed by Veneto 2,317, Piedmont 2,298, Campania 2,016, Puglia 1,962, Tuscany 1,538, Emilia Romagna 1,490 and Marche 807. Today’s data live in this section.
“For the second consecutive week – declared Nino Cartabellotta, president of the Gimbe Foundation – at a national level there is a slow decrease in the number of new cases and their percentage increase, even if the figure is affected by significant regional differences related to the level of restrictions. than 3 weeks ago “. In fact, if in 9 regions, the percentage increase of new cases is still growing, on the contrary there are significant reductions in Regions such as Emilia Romagna which has 1,637 cases currently positive per 100 thousand inhabitants with a percentage variance of new cases in the new week of -16%. Furthermore, in 10 Regions the currently positive cases are increasing, since it is also reflected at the national level.
“On the hospital side – added Renata Gili, Head of Research on the Foundation’s Health Services – both the alert thresholds for the occupation of beds by Covid patients in the medical area (40%) and in intensive care (30%) are exceeded at national level, reaching respectively 44% and 41%: and in Emilia Romagna in both cases the threshold of 50% has even been exceeded. And more precisely in Emilia Romagna it continues to increase even in the last week ipbed hosts occupied by Covid cases in the medical area (54%) and those in Terapie Intensive (52%)“.
In the meantime, the anti-Covid vaccination campaign continues, which in this phase concerns the health care staff and the Cra, including inpatients of residences for the elderly, most of them already immunized, the over 80s in home care and their spouses, if they are 80 or more , and people aged 75 and over; Vaccinations also continue for school staff and the police. And there will be no break for the Easter holidays: operators will also be active on Sunday 4 April, Easter Day, and the following day, Easter Monday. At 4 pm a total of 899,759 doses were administered; out of the total, 298,555 are second doses, i.e. people who have completed the vaccination cycle.All updated information on the vaccination campaign is available on the page https://vaccinocovid.regione.emilia-romagna.it/
In Emilia-Romagna “we are ready to move to 30 thousand vaccinations” per day “very soon, as soon as we have the number of doses delivered”. Word of the president of the Emilia Romagna Region, Stefano Bonaccini. “There is no lack of organization – he assures -. Very soon in all the provinces there must be a hub that works even until midnight. If abundant vaccination doses arrive in the next few weeks, we are ready to work even at night. We are trying to keep the minimum of reserve doses because we want to vaccinate as much as possible, trusting that the vaccines will arrive “.
If as far as vaccines are concerned, Italy, according to what is written in the report of the Gimbe Foundation, “is still behind the rest of Europe in the protection of the elderly and the frail (28.3% of the over 80s have completed the vaccination cycle and 27.4% received only the first dose) Emilia Romagna at least exceeds the national average with 37.7% of those over 80 who completed the vaccination cycle and 22.7% who received only the first dose. “The 70-79 year old age group is still on the starting line and no data available on the frail – explains the Foundation -. Yet only a rapid and massive immunization of the elderly and vulnerable people will allow the country to reopen safely”.
In the meantime, the new Draghi Decree was launched yesterday evening by the CDM will be active from 7 to 30 April. The measure provides for the stop to the yellow or white areas. Until the end of the month, the regions will only be able to comply with the rules provided for red or orange zones (depending on the numbers of infections and the pressure on hospitals). A new comparison is expected for half a month to possibly make some concessions in case of data improvement. We will come back at school in the presence up to the sixth grade starting from 7 April also in the red areas and up to the eighth grade with more than 50% in the case of the orange area. The stop to circulation between regions remains. And the suspension or transfer to another job is foreseen for the no vax sanitary workers in addition to the mandatory vaccination for pharmacists.
After the approval of the new Draghi Decree, there are news for public competitions (returning in attendance from May 3), the vaccination obligation (also extended to pharmacists as well as to doctors, nurses, social health workers, administrative staff, employees of RSA and private centers). For the displacements The usual rules also apply in Emilia Romagna (you leave only for reasons of work, health and urgency with self-certification in tow) but the care of non self-sufficient people is also specified among the reasons of urgency. After the Easter break, forbid the possibility of seeing relatives and friends. There remains the possibility of going to the second house (owned or rented for a long time and before January 14th). For bars and restaurants only the take away remains (up to 10 pm for restaurants and up to 6 pm for bars) and home delivery. Closed i shops “non-essential” e sports activities allowed only near your home.
Early curfew at 8pm from Saturday to Monday and shopping centers closed on weekends and in general for these Easter holidays, reduced hours on holidays for bars and restaurants. The San Marino government has chosen the hard line and has issued a new decree that, in practice, extends the anti-covid restrictions of the previous one with a few more measures. Decree that will be in effect until 5 on Friday next week.
Protest of restaurateurs in A1 in Bologna this morning. With the cry of “Let us reopen”, the demonstrators were surrounded by the motorway restaurant to avoid the blockade of the motorway. “Ours is a blatant gesture to avoid disaster – they said -. We just want to work. “There were about 130 along with street vendors who gathered in the square of the Cantagallo Autogrill. The protest was led by the former M5s regional councilor, Giovanni Favia, who has a civic list in view of the administrative in Bologna for the grillini, ed.) Demonstration of street vendors against restrictions also in Reggio Emilia: here the procession marched along the ring road.
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