There are 7,975 COVID-19 test positives identified in the last 24 hours, according to data from the Ministry of Health. On the other hand, there are 65 victims in one day, while the positivity rate is 2.9%.
10:00 – As announced yesterday by the Lazio Region, starting from midnight today those over 18 can book for the third dose of the vaccine, the so-called “booster” dos of the COVID-19 vaccine. The system notifies you when it is possible to book, automatically calculating the 150 days that have passed since the second dose.
9:36 – The President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella invites us not to let our guard down against the resurgence of infections. This is his message sent to the President of Confartigianato, Marco Granelli, reported by SkyTG24: “The resurgence of infections reminds us not to let our guard down and reminds us of maximum responsibility in individual and collective behaviors, to counter the circulation of the virus and not to compromise the freedom that we have painstakingly regained in economic and social life”.
9:14 – “I think there will be a material decline (in efficacy, ed) of vaccines. I don’t know how long, because we have to wait for the data. But all the scientists I spoke to say that this is not good.” These are the words of Stephane Bancek, CEO of Moderna, interviewed by Financial Times regarding the efficacy of vaccines against the Omicron variant.
9:00 – In Lazio, the data last week recorded 156,02 cases each 100.000 inhabitants while intensive care yesterday reached 10% and ordinary 11%. We remind you that there are 3 parameters to define the Regions that will pass in the yellow zone: infections must be greater than 50 per 100,000 inhabitants, intensive care must exceed 10% while ordinary hospitalizations must overcome the 15% barrier.