In the last 24 hours, in Sicily, new Covid cases are 275, 41 more than yesterday when they were 234. They were identified on 7,232 processed swabs between molecular and antigenic. The positivity rate therefore rises to 3.8% (yesterday it was 1.5%). There are another 2 deaths which bring the total of victims due to Covid, on the island, to 5,873.
The latest bulletin issued by the Ministry of Health also shows that the balance of hospital beds continues to decline: ordinary hospitalizations are 382 (-14, yesterday there were 396) and 44 those in intensive care (yesterday they were 45) with only one new daily entry. This brings the total of hospitalized to 426. 197 are the new healed, a figure that brings the total from the beginning of the pandemic to 213,680. 7,971 the total of the current positives, 7,545 of which in home isolation.
This is the distribution of cases province by province: Palermo 68, Catania 86, Messina 21, Syracuse 55, Trapani 14, Ragusa 21, Caltanissetta 6, Agrigento 4 and Enna 0.
The vaccination campaign
Over 60,000 vaccines administered in Sicily yesterday, with a new record of first doses. From tonight, at 7 pm (until midnight), the AstraZeneca open day is back: three days of vaccinations without reservations for the over 18. Five hubs identified in Palermo: Villa delle Ginestre, Cefalù hub, Bagheria hub, Misilmeri, hub Fiera Palermo – hall 20A. And from the coming week, on the orders of President Musumeci, the Region will sign the agreement with pharmacies for vaccinations. “We are ready”, announces the councilor Razza.
The new anti Covid rules in the yellow zone
From tomorrow you will have to return home by midnight and no longer at 11pm. The limit of 4 non-cohabiting people per table remains, both indoors and outdoors. From next June 21, the ban on driving at night will be abolished throughout Italy
Coronavirus, the bulletin from Italy
New cases: 2,275
Total cases: 4,232,428
Buffers (antigenic and molecular): 149,958
Currently positive: 192.272, -3.097
Hospitalized with symptoms: -230, total 4,963
Hospitalized in Intensive Care: – 14, total 774
Admissions to intensive care: 20
Died after positive Covid test: 51
Total deaths: 126,523
Total Discharged / Healed: 3,913,633, +5,321