The Coronavirus emergency continues to give no respite not only in Italy, but throughout the planet. As usual, the Ministry of Health shared the bulletin containing the updates relating to the spread of COVID-19 in Italy. There are 2,483 new infections, while the victims in the last 24 hours are 93. The positivity rate is 1.1%. Vocegiallorossa.it will update you LIVE with all the main news.
14:00 – In Tuscany there are 241,929 cases of Coronavirus positivity, 186 more than yesterday (180 confirmed with molecular swab and 6 by rapid antigen test). New cases are 0.1% more than the previous day’s total. The healed grew by 0.2% and reached 228,399 (94.4% of total cases). Today 7,070 molecular swabs and 1,803 rapid antigenic swabs were performed, of which 2.1% were positive. On the other hand, 3,654 subjects were tested today (with antigenic and / or molecular swabs, excluding control swabs), of which 5.1% were positive. The currently positive are 6,794 today, -4.6% compared to yesterday. The hospitalized are 469 (8 less than yesterday), of which 99 in intensive care (4 less).
13:30 – More than two billion doses of the Covid vaccine have been administered worldwide, less than six months from the start of the first vaccination campaigns in December 2020. According to an AFP count, at least 2,019,696,022 doses have been administered in 215 countries or territories.
13:00 – There are 250 thousand bookings for Covid vaccination in Veneto made by the youngest. From midnight to 12 today, with the opening of vaccination for the 12-39 age group, there was, according to the governor of Veneto, “a real assault”. “There are those who booked at a second past midnight, others at half past midnight: an assault. The boys are giving a proof of civility,” the president explained, speaking during the usual press point. The reservations are going very well and, I repeat: “Good, good guys”.
12:30 – The organizing machinery of vaccinations in Lazio goes on with the administrations in compliance with the categories of age groups and reservations will be opened shortly for thirty-year-olds. Therefore, at least for the moment, there will be no opening to all age groups made possible from today, as announced in recent days by Commissioner Figliuolo and Minister Speranza. At the moment the last class admitted to bookings is that from 40 to 43 years, up to 1981. A system, that of Lazio, which has proved effective and has led to the administration, to date, of about 3.5 million doses , of which 1,220,000 with both doses of the vaccine. In fact, in the Lazio region, as in other parts of Italy, thanks to the open days it has already been possible to vaccinate even a slice of the younger groups.
12:00 – It is almost impossible to reinfect with Covid for those who have come into contact with the virus but at least one dose of the vaccine remains necessary for these people. These are the conclusions of a Lombard research published in the American magazine Jama Internal Medicine. The research confirms and “broadens” the results achieved by American and British study groups that had focused on health workers undergoing serological tests to verify whether or not they had come into contact with the disease.
11:30 – “The vaccination of the 12-15 group is important and even if it is not mandatory it is highly recommended. I tell parents to get totally close to science and vaccination because it will help a lot to open schools. It is necessary to secure the children but also the very young, maturing, 18 and 25 year olds, who are then those who have the most social contacts, we must thus block the variants to ensure that in October we remain safe “. Thus the Commissioner for the Emergency, Francesco Figliuolo, a Elisir on Rai 3.
11:00 – I’m 69 positive patients to the Sars-CoV-2 research swab currently hospitalized at Spallanzani in Rome. Of these 11 patients are hospitalized in intensive care. The patients discharged and transferred home or to other local structures are so far 2,758. This was announced by the institute in today’s bulletin.
10:30 – I’m 391.574, at 10 am today, reservations for the Covid-19 vaccine for under 29s carried out since last night on the portal of Lombardy Region and Italian Post Office. It is learned from the Welfare Directorate of the Region. In detail, 232,816 concern the age group between 20 and 29, 120,433 that between 16 and 20, 42,229 the age group between 12 and 16 and 73 under 11.
10:00 – “We must not let our guard down. The feeling is almost that you have the idea that the worst is over. I, on the other hand, believe that June and July will be two fundamental months. We need to work even harder“. Thus the president of Confindustria, Carlo Bonomi, in connection with the vaccination hub of Pordenone-Vallenoncello that Confindustria Alto Adriatico chaired by Michelangelo Agrusti has started in collaboration with trade unions, the Red Cross and the Western Friuli Primary Care Medical Cooperative.” variants, as is happening in England, have shown that, as soon as we slow down or leave the guidelines, the infections start to rise again. So – concluded Bonomi – we must all commit ourselves, also thanks to the arrival of substantial doses of vaccine starting from these days, to accelerate even more what we are doing “.
09:15 – “We can’t postpone yet“He said it Seiko Hashimoto, chairman of the organizing committee of Tokyo 2020, in an interview with the Japanese press quoted by the British newspaper Guardian, thus effectively excluding the possibility that the Olympics postponed last year due to the pandemic could be canceled or further postponed.
09:00 – 76% of Italians want the EU to acquire more skills to deal with crises such as the Covid-19 pandemic, with 22% disagreeing. A decidedly high percentage of supporters, even if in slight decline compared to the previous survey of 2020 (minus 4 percentage points). At the EU level, the percentage of those in favor of more skills is slightly lower (74%). This was revealed by a new Eurobarometer survey, commissioned by the European Parliament and conducted between March and April 2021. When asked what the EU should prioritize in tackling the pandemic, Europeans identify quick access to safe and effective vaccines as more important. all citizens of the Union (39%). This represents the second priority for the Italian respondents, with more or less the same percentage: 37%. Furthermore, according to the survey for Italy, the first priority for European Union action is to increase the resources for the development of treatments and vaccines (39%, against 29% at EU level).