LIVE COVID-19 – 5,144 new infections. The Lazio bulletin. Vaccino, Fontana: “From 1 December third dose for over 40”. Mattarella: “We reacted as a country”

The Ministry of Health and Civil Protection have released the data relating to the monitoring of the pandemic in the last 24 hours. They have been carried out 248.825 swabs and identified 5.144 new Coronavirus positives. On the last day, 44 people affected by Covid-19 died. As usual, provides you the latest LIVE news about it.

17:33 – In the new bulletin released today by the Ministry of Health there are 5,144 new cases and 44 deaths. The processed swabs are 248,825 and the positivity rate rises to 2.1%. Intensive care increased, +17, and ordinary hospitalizations, +161

16:55 – Today in Lazio out of 8,650 molecular swabs and 13,417 antigenic swabs for a total of 22,067 swabs, 595 new positive cases are recorded (-272), 10 deaths (+6) with a recovery of overdue notifications, 579 hospitalized (+21), 75 intensive care (+5) and +713 recovered. The ratio of positives to swabs is 2.6%. The cases a Roma cities are at an altitude of 250. This was announced by the councilor for health Alessio D’Amato.

16:10 – “I’m about to sign an ordinance to order the obligation to use masks even outdoors throughout the municipal area: it will be issued within the next few hours”. This was declared by the mayor of Aprilia, Antonio Terra. The situation of the city north of the Pontine province, the most populous after Latina, has been worrying the ASL and the institutions for several days now given the number of infections, currently over 400, registered in less than two weeks.

15:30 – “From the first of December we will start, according to the indications of the government, the over 40s. We will shortly give the indications for the reservations” of the third dose of anti-covid vaccine. This was stated by the president of the Lombardy Region, Attilio Fontana, on the sidelines of the thanksgiving ceremony to the Civil Protection volunteers engaged during the health emergency.

14:30 – The Christmas period is rather delicate from the point of view of the Covid-19 emergency, but second Andrea Costa, the Undersecretary of Health, this year the epidemiological situation will be under control. “We must not convey messages of alarm or too much concern: Italians have largely been vaccinated, the situation is under control in hospitals. We need to look to the next few weeks with confidence, while bearing in mind that we are not out of the pandemic yet. We need a great institutional and political unity “.

13:45 – The state of emergency is a useful tool and the opportunity to extend it will be decided close to its expiration. The Undersecretary of Health said so, Andrea Costa, in the broadcast ’24 Mattino ‘on Radio 24. “Extending the state of emergency is a decision that we will take close to the deadline. It is clear that I believe that the state of emergency is a useful tool that allows us to manage the situation in a more agile way “.

13:20 – “We reacted, as a country, thanks to almost all of our fellow citizens, with a great sense of responsibility, showing respect for others and for the common interest. Now we are facing a period in which the infections resume. Europe is hit by a new wave of infections, and even large and well-organized countries appear to be in serious difficulty. In our country, thanks to the seriousness of our fellow citizens, the situation is less alarming, but we are recording a constant increase in contagion. Limited but progressively and slowly steady. This reminds us of the duty to carefully observe the rules of caution indicated and to consider the importance of entrusting to science “. Said the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, in a passage of his speech on the occasion of the inauguration of the ‘Academic year of the University of Siena.

12:45 – The number of Covid infections in Veneto remains high. In the last 24 hours they have been intercepted with screening 712 new positives, with an incidence on swabs performed (31,660) of 2.24%. There is also a death. The bulletin of the Region reports it. The total number of infected since the beginning of the epidemic is 492,013, that of victims 18,876. The number of subjects currently positive rises to 16,381. Data that affect hospital pressure. Patients hospitalized with Covid are 381 (+19), of which 317 (+18) in medical departments, and 64 (+1) in intensive care.

12:15 – The national diagnostic replication index (RDt) on the 13 November data “is 1.42 and higher than one in all regions”. This indicates “a significant acceleration in the spread of infections which, all things being equal, could lead 5 regions to exceed the threshold of the weekly incidence rate of 250 cases per 100,000 and another 8 above 150 cases per 100,000“. These are the estimates of the MADE Working Group of the Italian Association of Epidemiology released together with a position paper that contains five recommendations for the management of the current pandemic phase.

11:50 – In Dalian, a port city located in the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning, a new cycle of molecular swabs was launched yesterday to contain the spread of Covid-19. The central and provincial governments have mobilized facilities and personnel to carry out swabs in the city, bringing the daily capacity of molecular tests to 468,000, as reported by Zhao Lian, deputy director of the city health commission. Dalian has a permanent population of 7.45 million.

11:30 – “The vaccination campaign is a great success, together with the green pass it has allowed until now to control the fourth wave and, unlike other countries, allows Italy to remain open without lockdown. This has made possible an economic recovery that has better indicators than other European countries. For once Italy is among the top European countries for growth rate as well as for number of vaccinated “. He said it Silvio Berlusconi connecting yesterday by telephone to an FI demonstration in Mazara del Vallo, Sicily.

10:50 – The Robert Koch Institute released new data on the progress of the pandemic in Germany, highlighting the new record of cases per 100,000 inhabitants (303). In the country, only 67.5% of the population is vaccinated with two doses and the government is considering extending smartworking even further to limit the movement of people.

10:25 – “The first thing to do is to continue with vaccinations. In recent months, Italy was teased, now it is a model for the number of vaccinated people. We are holding up well on the hospitalization front only because so many people get vaccinated: in Emilia- Romagna we are close to 90% of people with one dose and 88% with two doses. I don’t know what must happen to convince people to get vaccinated: just go and see in Romania and Russia where the situation is tragic “. These are the words of the Governor of the Emilia-Romagna Region, Stefano Bonaccini, reported from the site of SkyTg24.

10:05 – In the morning, several searches were carried out by the Police in the reports of some no vax activists affiliated with the Telegram channel Enough dictatorship. The disputed crimes are instigation to commit a crime with the aggravating circumstance of the use of telematic tools and instigation to disobey the laws.

9:55 – The site of SkyTg24 reports that from today in France the mandatory use of the mask will return even in elementary schools.

9:40 – According to what is reported by the site of SkyTg24, the Government is considering the hypothesis of take some restrictive measures at Christmas should the situation worsen in the coming weeks. Currently, the number of infections is under control.

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