the Covid bulletin of 4 April 2021

the Covid bulletin of 4 April 2021
the Covid bulletin of 4 April 2021

Despite the restrictions, the Covid race in Tuscany does not stop. Compared to yesterday’s data provided by the Region, there is a new leap. In fact, there are a total of 201,744 cases of Coronavirus positivity, 1.626 more than yesterday (1,575 confirmed by molecular swab and 51 by rapid antigen test). 24 hours earlier there had been 1,473. New cases are 0.8% more than the previous day’s total (149 more cases). The healed grew by 0.7% and reached 167,062 (82.8% of total cases). Today, 16,389 molecular swabs and 8,001 rapid antigenic swabs were performed, of which 6.7% were positive. On the other hand, 8,721 subjects tested today (with antigenic and / or molecular buffer, excluding control swabs), of which 18.6% were positive. The currently positive are 29,228 today, + 1.8% compared to yesterday. The hospitalized are 1,888 (7 more than yesterday), of which 274 in intensive care (4 less). Today there are 26 new deaths: 12 men and 14 women with an average age of 80.

These are the data – ascertained at 12 noon today on the basis of the requests of the National Civil Protection – relating to the progress of the epidemic in the region.

Vaccinations

“At 12 today – explains the report – a total of 731,896 vaccinations were carried out, 17,164 more than yesterday (+ 2.4%), bearing in mind that the Companies of the Regional Health System continue for the whole day. Tuscany is the sixth region for% of doses administered out of those delivered (89.4% of the 819,050 delivered), for a vaccination rate of 19,821 per 100,000 inhabitants (Italian average: 18,427 per 100,000) “.

The new cases

The average age of the 1,626 new positives today – continues the bulletin – is about 46 years old (16% are under the age of 20, 22% between 20 and 39, 34% between 40 and 59, 21% between 60 and 79 years, 7% are 80 or older). The following are the cases of positivity in the area with the change compared to yesterday (1,575 confirmed with molecular swab and 51 by rapid antigenic test). There are 54,606 total cases to date in Florence (525 more than yesterday), 17,989 in Prato (168 more), 19,042 in Pistoia (100 more), 11,663 in Massa (57 more), 21,063 in Lucca (147 more), 25,085 in Pisa (215 more), 14,962 in Livorno (106 more), 18,554 in Arezzo (130 more), 10,977 in Siena (125 more), 7,248 in Grosseto (53 more). 555 positive cases were reported in Tuscany, but residing in other regions. There are 850 cases found today in the Central Local Health Authority, 468 in the North West, 308 in the South East. Tuscany ranks 13th in Italy in terms of number of cases (including residents and non-residents), with about 5,464 cases per 100,000 inhabitants (Italian average about 6,120 x100,000, yesterday’s figure). The provinces of notification with the highest rate are Prato with 6,998 cases x100,000 inhabitants, Pistoia with 6,528, Massa Carrara with 6,084, the lowest Grosseto with 3,299.

People in isolation, hospitalizations, healings

Overall, 27,340 people are in isolation at home, as they have mild symptoms that do not require hospital care, or are symptom-free (512 more than yesterday, up 1.9%). There are 35,244 (1,389 fewer than yesterday, minus 3.8%) people, also isolated, in active surveillance because they have had contact with infected people (ASL Centro 13,624, North West 14,468, South East 7,152). The people hospitalized in the beds dedicated to Covid patients today are a total of 1,888 (7 more than yesterday, plus 0.4%), 274 in intensive care (4 less than yesterday, minus 1.4%).
The total people healed are 167,062 (1,081 more than yesterday, plus 0.7%): 0 people clinically healed (stable compared to yesterday), that is, who became asymptomatic after presenting clinical manifestations associated with the infection and 167,062 (1,081 more compared to yesterday, plus 0.7%) declared fully cured, the so-called viral healings, with negative swab.

The deaths

Unfortunately – concludes the report – today there are 26 new deaths: 12 men and 14 women with an average age of 80 years. Regarding the province of residence, the deceased persons are: 4 in Florence, 3 in Prato, 3 in Pistoia, 6 in Lucca, 1 in Pisa, 2 in Livorno, 4 in Arezzo, 3 in Siena. 5,454 have died since the beginning of the epidemic as follows: 1,742 in Florence, 426 in Prato, 478 in Pistoia, 491 in Massa Carrara, 534 in Lucca, 598 in Pisa, 367 in Livorno, 359 in Arezzo, 246 in Siena, 139 in Grosseto, 74 people died on Tuscan soil but were residents outside the region. The Tuscan raw mortality rate (number of deaths / resident population) for Covid-19 is 147.7 x100.000 residents against 185.6 x100.000 of the Italian average (13th region). As for the provinces, the highest mortality rate is found in Massa Carrara (256.1 x100.000), Florence (175.0 x100.000) and Prato (165.7 x100.000), the lowest in Grosseto (63.3 x100.000).

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