(Teleborsa) – They are 2.557 the new Coronavirus positives in our country in the last 24 hours, compared to just over 220 thousand tampons carried out, with the positivity rate of 1.1%. 73 deaths. These are the data from today’s bulletin, Friday 4 June released by the Ministry of Health, which also confirm the drop in pressure on hospitals.
According to the new monitoring of the Higher Institute of Health, the Rt contagion index at national level is still decreasing, which now stands at 0,68, (last week at 0.72%). Therefore confirmed the positive trend seen with the fourth consecutive week of drop.
“The curve is decreasing at the European level and the Italian data also shows a decrease and the number of cases is decreasing. The incidence is 32 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants and all regions are below the value of 50 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants “, underlined the President of the Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Silvio Brusaferro, at the press conference at the Ministry of Health on the analysis of the data of the weekly monitoring of the Control Room.
The prevalent circulation in Italy of variant B.1.1.7 (known as the English variant) and the presence of other variants that may have greater transmissibility and / or partially evade the immune response, “however, requires continuing to monitor carefully the situation and maintain caution and gradualness in managing the epidemic “. It is read in the weekly monitoring report of the Ministry of Health and the National Institute of Health.
Precisely on the basis of the data and indications of the Control Room, the Minister of Health, Roberto Speranza, will sign a new ordinance that will go into effect from 7 June. Abruzzo, Liguria, Umbria and Veneto pass into the white zone.