Outbreak in Alghero. The mayor: “Prudence or restrictions”
Ten days ago Alghero had only one positive subject for covid. Today, according to the data transmitted by Ats, the positives are 18, with 56 people in quarantine and no hospitalized. The trend is predictably rising. This was announced today by the mayor of Alghero Mario Conoci, to whom the health authority has transmitted the data relating to the infections that have regained altitude. The reason for the formation of this mini-outbreak, the health professionals report, would be attributable to the origin of a positive person who arrived from a foreign country.
In Friuli Venezia Giulia 10 new infections and no deaths
Today in Friuli Venezia Giulia 10 new infections have been detected on 2,718 molecular swabs – of which 1 concerning migrants-asylum seekers in the province of Trieste – with a positive percentage of 0.37%. 80% are people under the age of 59. There are also 971 rapid antigenic tests performed, from which no cases were detected. Today there are no deaths and there are no people hospitalized in intensive care, while there are 8 patients in other departments. This was announced by the deputy governor of Friuli Venezia Giulia with responsibility for health, Riccardo Riccardi.
In Piedmont 35 new cases: no deaths
Today the Crisis Unit of the Piedmont Region communicated 35 new cases of people who tested positive for Covid-19 (of which 4 after antigen tests), equal to 0.1% of 24,818 swabs performed, of which 20,420 antigenic. Of the 35 new cases, 14 were asymptomatic (40%). No deaths of positive people in the Covid-19 test.
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In Abruzzo 28 new cases, delta variant worries
28 new cases of Covid-19 have been ascertained in the last hours in Abruzzo. From the analysis of 2,692 molecular swabs emerged: 1.04% of the samples were positive. The weekly incidence of infections per hundred thousand inhabitants continues to increase, passing from 14.6 to 15.3, placing the region in the first places among those with the highest data. In the last week the infections were 196, against 144 in the previous one: the increase is equal to 36%. The fear is that at the origin of the slight increase in numbers there is the Delta variant, which has generated several outbreaks in the region. On the positive side, there are no deaths for the ninth consecutive day: the death toll stands at 2,512. The new positives are between 7 and 66 years old.
Hope: “Let’s keep our guard up, it’s not over”
The pandemic “is not over. We certainly claim a different situation, which allowed us to make gradual openings. But we absolutely must not imagine that the game is over. We need to continue with attention, caution, gradualness, especially in light of the many variations that are making this challenge more difficult and with respect to which we need to keep the level of attention, control and verification very high. And I think this will still be the line for the next few weeks ». This was stated by the Minister of Health Roberto Speranza, who spoke at the presentation of the “Ethical Constitution” National Federation of Health Technicians of medical radiology and of the technical health professions, of rehabilitation and prevention (Tsrm and pstrp), underway in Rome.