03 July 2021 15:35
As usual, in the afternoon the bulletin was released with the daily data relating to the covid pandemic in Lombardy.
Fake vaccines and green passes, 10 Telegram channels closed
A traffic on the web of counterfeit anti-covid vaccines and green passes has been cleared by the financial police, just as the European vaccination certification comes into force. Ten Telegram channels were closed that diverted users to e-commerce tools in the “dark web”. The “full package” of vaccine and certification was also available, at varying prices, up to $ 130.
Vaccines for the very young, we go at the end of August
The new slots for Lombard 12-18 year-olds who have not yet booked for the anti-covid vaccination are postponed to the end of August. Reason, the reduction of supplies in July compared to what was expected. However, about a million doses are coming in August, six out of ten from Pfizer and the others from Moderna.
Tourism collapse: the Duomo at -93% compared to 2019
The first half of 2021 saw a 93 percent drop in tourists for the Milan Cathedral compared to the same period in 2019. From January to April the Duomo was closed due to the restrictions of the pandemic, while in June there were significant improvements compared to May: the last weekend of June, seven thousand visitors in two days. This was announced by the Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo.