Brindisi, the first province in terms of number of infections and hospitalizations increase

Low numbers regarding infections in the Puglia region, according to data from the Health Promotion department: out of 3,990 tests recorded there are only 45 positive cases but the province with the highest data is that of Brindisi where there is also an increase of hospitalizations, two in all within the last 24 hours (from 20 yesterday, Saturday 19 June, to 22 today, Sunday 20 June).

As for the contagion data at regional level, 9 in the province of Bari, 12 in the province of Brindisi, 5 in the province of Bat, 7 in the province of Foggia, 9 in the province of Lecce, 3 in the province of Taranto. One death was recorded in the province of Bari. At the regional level, then, after weeks of continuous decline, for the first time there is an increase in hospitalizations, even if by only one unit: from 203 to 204.

Since the beginning of the emergency, 2,615,098 tests have been carried out. 8,655 patients recovered. 237,399 are currently positive cases. The total of positive Covid cases in Puglia is 252,863 divided as follows: 95,076 in the Province of Bari; 25,564 in the Province of Bat; 19,712 in the Province of Brindisi; 45,118 in the Province of Foggia; 26,873 in the Province of Lecce; 39,344 in the Province of Taranto; 806 attributed to residents outside the region; 370 province of residence not known.

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Inpatient update

Al Perrino admitted 10 patients in infectious diseases, 9 in pneumology, 3 in resuscitation. The Covid posts host 3 patients in Mesagne.

The progress of vaccinations

In the Brindisi local health authority, anti-Covid vaccinations continue: about 4 thousand doses were administered yesterday. The same number of vaccinations are also scheduled today. So far, in all, there are about 300 thousand administrations, between first and second doses.

For non-residents who need the second dose of vaccine, even after having received the first outside the region, there is a counter in the former Di Summa hospital. Only citizens in particular conditions can be booked, with self-certification: registered in the Registry of Italians residing abroad (Aire) and their family members, people in Puglia for work reasons, for family assistance or for proven reason that requires continuous presence in the province of Brindisi.

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