Official green light to anticovid vaccine also on children of the age group ranging from 5 to 11 years. “It will be on a voluntary basis” underlined the Undersecretary of Health, Andrea Costa. Meanwhile, there are several steps forward in the world of research on the covid-19 theme: what they are the markers of the more severe forms it’s a new drug which reduces the risk of hospitalization and death.
Today 2 December in Italy there are 16,806 new cases of coronavirus contagion (when yesterday they were 15,085 and a week ago 13,764) on 679,462 swabs (yesterday 573,775 swabs) with a stable positivity rate of 2.5% (-0.2% compared to the day before). Seventy-two deaths (yesterday 103) for a total of 134,003 victims since the beginning of the pandemic. The number of hospitalized patients is also increasing, which is 5,298, ie 50 more than yesterday, as well as those in intensive care which are 698 (+12).
Today in Lombardy they have been registered 2,620 new positives and 17 deaths. The swabs carried out in the last 24 hours were 147,234, for a total of 20,827,510. There are 111 (+3) hospitalized patients in intensive care, 893 (+6) those not in intensive care. The total number of deaths since the start of the pandemic in Lombardy is 34,413 (+17). The new cases by province are: Milan 896 of which 374 in Milan city, Bergamo 122, Brescia 337, Como 172, Cremona 85, Lecco 75, Lodi 63, Mantua 124, Monza and Brianza 247, Pavia 121, Sondrio 52, Varese 225 .
South Tyrol: in South Tyrol 4 people have died from the consequences of the coronavirus infection and the total death toll, since the beginning of the health emergency, rises to 1,245. It is no better for the new positive cases ascertained by the provincial health care laboratories in the last 24 hours, which are 717. Of these, 445 were detected on the basis of 2,544 PCR swabs (774 of which new tests) and 272 on the basis of 9,413 antigen tests. After a long time the number of healed exceeds that of new cases: in the last 24 hours they are 722 for a total of 84,427. There are 11 Covid-19 patients hospitalized (one fewer than yesterday) in intensive care, 99 in normal hospital wards and 69 (5 more) in affiliated private facilities (the latter data is updated on 1 December at 5pm). There are 10,711 people in quarantine or in home isolation (710 more).
Piedmont: today the Crisis Unit of the Piedmont Region communicated 1204 new cases of people who tested positive for Sars-cov2 (of which 452 after antigen tests), equal to 1.9% of 62,935 swabs performed, of which 52,357 antigenic. Of the 1204 new cases, 604 are asymptomatic (50.2%). The cases are divided as follows: 465 screenings, 511 case contacts, 228 with ongoing investigation. The total of positive cases becomes 405,422, divided as follows on a provincial basis: 33,251 Alessandria, 19,570 Asti, 12,787 Biella, 58,133 Cuneo, 31,458 Novara, 215,775 Turin, 14,973 Vercelli, 14,559 Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, as well as 1,677 residents outside the region but in charged to the Piedmontese health facilities. The remaining 3,239 are under development and territorial assignment. There are 36 hospitalized in intensive care (+ 3 compared to yesterday). There are 400 inpatients not in intensive care (+ 24 compared to yesterday). There are 11,099 people in home isolation The diagnostic swabs processed so far are 9,992,779 (+ 62,935 compared to yesterday), of which 2,515770 tested negative.
Liguria: Liguria exceeds the 6000 Sars-cov2 positive threshold. That’s 6165, 323 more than yesterday. And there is a boom in new cases: there are 600 in 24 hours, never before has the figure been so high in the last few weeks. And there are three more hospitalized, 180, with 21 in intensive care as yesterday (19 are not vaccinated). There have been no deaths: the number of deaths since the beginning of the pandemic is 4468. The healed are 277. In home isolation there are 4388 people, 24 more than in the previous 24 hours, and in active surveillance there are 3803, there were 3571. The new cases emerged from 5230 molecular swabs and 12116 rapid tests. The positivity rate is 3.45%.
Valle d’Aosta: no deaths and 99 new coronavirus positive cases in Valle d’Aosta which bring the overall total of infected with the virus from the beginning of the emergency to 13,321. The current positives are 738 of which 709 in home isolation, 28 hospitalized. one in ICU. The total healed are 12,104, +35 compared to yesterday, the total of cases tested is equal to 97,904, that of swabs carried out to date to 219,419. Since the beginning of the epidemic, 479 deaths of people tested positive for Sars-cov2 in Valle d’Aosta.
Emilia Romagna: Emilia-Romagna close to 1,500 infections per day. In the last 24 hours, the new cases were 1,464, out of a total of 39,686 swabs performed. The percentage of new positives on the number of tampons made becomes 3.7%. The contagion situation in the provinces sees Rimini first with 232 new cases, followed by Modena (220), Bologna (206) and Ravenna (203); then Ferrara (142), Reggio Emilia (124) and Cesena (113), then Forlì (92) and Parma (51); finally, the Imola area (41) and Piacenza with 40 cases. The new healed are 457 more than yesterday, with a thousand more active cases. Actual patients in fact rise to 22,507 (+1,001).
Friuli Venezia Giulia: today in Friuli Venezia Giulia on 28,499 tests and swabs 770 positivity to Sars-cov2 were found, equal to 2.70%. In detail, 689 new infections were detected out of 8,604 molecular swabs (8.01%), out of 19,895 rapid antigenic tests 81 cases (0.41%). Today there are 7 deaths. People admitted to intensive care are 26 (+2), patients in other wards 294 (+5). The total deaths amounted to 3,997: 919 in Trieste, 2,047 in Udine, 713 in Pordenone and 318 in Gorizia. The totally healed are 120,867, the clinically healed 211, the people in isolation 7,144.
Tuscany: there are 302,670 cases of coronavirus positivity, 615 more than yesterday (592 confirmed with molecular swab and 23 from rapid antigen test). New cases are 0.2% more than the previous day’s total. The healed grew by 0.1% and reached 285,845 (94.4% of total cases). Today, 10,863 molecular swabs and 24,332 rapid antigenic swabs were performed, of which 1.7% were positive. On the other hand, 9,791 subjects tested today (with antigenic and / or molecular swab, excluding control swabs), of which 6.3% were positive. The currently positive are 9,410 today, + 2.4% compared to yesterday. There are 298 hospitalized (9 fewer than yesterday), of which 49 are in intensive care (2 more). There are 6 new deaths: 2 men and 4 women with an average age of 82.3 years (1 in Florence, 1 in Pistoia, 2 in Lucca, 1 in Siena, 1 outside Tuscany).
Lazio: today in Lazio out of 20,635 molecular swabs and 29,107 antigenic swabs for a total of 49,742 swabs, 1,810 new positive cases are recorded (+172), 4 deaths (-4), 692 hospitalized (-4), 93 intensive care (-3) and +817 the healed. The ratio of positives to swabs is 3.6%. The cases in Rome are at 926.
Walk: in the last 24 hours 439 cases of Covid-19 have been identified in the Marche, 212 of which in the age group between 25 and 59 years, 12.6% compared to the 3,487 swabs processed within the path for new diagnoses (yesterday the ratio was 11.2%, with 475 cases out of 4,229 swabs). The cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 inhabitants has dropped and is now at 192.55, while yesterday it was 195.28. It is learned from the daily bulletin of
Regional health service. The latest cases have been identified 121 in the province of Ancona, 80 in the province of Macerata, 86 in Pesaro-Urbino, 53 in Fermano, 88 in Piceno and 11 outside the region.
Abruzzo: the new Sars-cov2 positive cases registered today in Abruzzo are 485 (aged between 1 and 94 years), bringing the total from the beginning of the emergency to 88,379. The death toll of patients does not register new cases and remains stable at 2595. The number of positive cases also includes 81,290 discharged / cured (+222 compared to yesterday). The currently positive in Abruzzo (calculated by subtracting from the total
of the positives, the number of discharged / recovered and deceased) are 4494 (+263 compared to yesterday), the total also includes 621 cases concerning patients lost to follow-up since the beginning of the emergency, on which checks are underway. There are 110 patients (+1 compared to yesterday) hospitalized in the medical area; 8 (+2 compared to yesterday) in intensive care, while the other 4376 (+260 compared to yesterday) are
in home isolation with active surveillance by the ASL.
Campania: There are 1,271 new cases of Covid-19 that emerged yesterday in Campania from the analysis of 32,619 tests. In today’s bulletin released by the Crisis Unit of the Campania Region, 5 new deaths are included, 4 occurred in the last 48 hours and one occurred previously, but recorded yesterday. In Campania there are 22 Covid patients hospitalized in intensive care and 312 Covid patients hospitalized in hospital wards.
Calabria: 369 new infections were registered (out of 6,360 swabs carried out), +197 recovered and 2 deaths (for a total of 1,503 deaths). The bulletin also records +170 currently positive, +163 in isolation, +9 hospitalized and, finally, -2 intensive care (for a total of 15).
Basilicata: in Basilicata there are 41 new cases of contagion from Sars-cov2 (37 concern residents), out of a total of 1,340 molecular swabs, and there are no deaths from Covid-19. These are the data from the regional bulletin of the task force referring to the last 24 hours. 34 Lucanians recovered or negated. There are 14 hospitalized in the hospitals of Potenza and Matera; no one is hospitalized in intensive care. Overall, the current positives residing in Basilicata are 1,106 (+3).
Sardinia: in Sardinia there are 154 additional confirmed cases of coronavirus positivity today, based on 3,013 people tested. A total of 10,428 swabs were processed, including molecular and antigenic. There are 14 patients admitted to intensive care units (same figure compared to yesterday). There are 72 patients admitted to the medical area (2 fewer than yesterday). There are 2,688 cases of home isolation (29 more than yesterday). There are no deaths.
Puglia:305 new cases of coronavirus infection have been ascertained in Puglia in the last hours. This is 1.3% of the 22,688 tests processed. Most of the new cases of contagion were detected in Foggia where there are 107 more covid patients than yesterday. The provinces of Lecce with 76, Taranto with 39, Bari with 36, Brindisi with 32 and Bat with 14. One case concerns a resident outside the region. The currently positive are 4,250 of which 131 hospitalized in non-critical covid area (three less than yesterday) and 21 in intensive care. There are three victims, bringing the total number of deaths from the beginning of the pandemic to today to 6,889.
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