The last one monitoring Iss on Covid in Italy photograph a situation in marked improvement throughout the boot, even if we can not yet say absolutely out of danger. In the week considered, from April 26 to May 2, it is evident that Covid is slowing down, albeit slowly, but it is still too high to allow management based on containment, i.e. on case identification and tracing throughout the country. of their contacts.
For this reason, say the experts of the control room and the ISS, unlike what is happening in other countries, such as Israel, the United Kingdom and Spain, here. it is not yet time to relax the restrictions. Even if Prime Minister Draghi and his government seem willing to push the accelerator on reopenings, e review the curfew.
Covid in Italy
Because of the time between exposure to the virus and the development of symptoms and between these and diagnosis and subsequent notification, many of the cases reported this week are likely they contracted the infection in the first half of April.
The incidence is still decreasing, which comes to 127 infections per 100 thousand inhabitants, up from 146 last week. In the period 14-27 April 2021, on the other hand, the average Rt index calculated on symptomatic cases slightly rises, equal to 0.89 (range 0.85-0.91), even if the criticism continues from several fronts, first of all from Regions, which ask for it to be exceeded, as this is a data that is too unreliable because it is delayed.
It also improves the risk, with no high-risk regions, 6 moderate and 15 low. It drops to 5 also the number of Regions that have a employment rate in intensive care or medical areas above the critical threshold (here the situation of last week).
The new colors of the Regions from Monday 10 May
Based on these results, the health minister Roberto Speranza he signed new ordinances effective from Monday 10 May.
The first ordinance classifies the Val d’Aosta in the orange area, the second renews the orange area for Sicily and the third door in the yellow area of Basilicata, Calabria and Puglia.
Overall, therefore, the new color map of the Regions from 10 May is this:
- yellow zone: Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Emilia Romagna, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Lazio, Liguria, Lombardy, Marche, Molise, Piedmont, Autonomous Province of Bolzano, Autonomous Province of Trento, Puglia, Tuscany, Umbria and Veneto
- orange zone: Valle d’Aosta, Sicily and Sardinia
- red zone: none.