In the last 24 hours, 5,140 positive cases of coronavirus and 5 deaths due to COVID-19 have been detected in Italy. Currently the hospitalized are 1,512 (53 more than yesterday), of which 172 in the intensive care wards (17 more than yesterday) and 1,340 in the other wards (36 more than yesterday). 98,967 molecular swabs and 159,962 rapid antigenic tests were analyzed. The percentage of positive molecular swabs was 4.86 percent, while that of antigen tests was 0.20 percent. On Friday, 5,142 infections were recorded and 17 died.
The regions that have recorded more cases in the last 24 hours are Lazio (845), Sicily (626), Veneto (576), Lombardy (574), Emilia-Romagna (468).
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