I am 4.830 the new cases of positivity al coronavirus identified in Italy on Wednesday 15 September, the result of 317,666 swabs molecular and antigenic carried out in the last 24 hours in Italy, according to data from the Ministry of Health. The positivity rate is at1,5%, stable compared to 1.3% yesterday. I am instead 73 deaths in one day, compared to 72 reported yesterday: moreover, 22 dead communicated by Sicily are relative to previous days. I am 540 patients hospitalized in intensive care for Covid in Italy, 14 less compared to yesterday in the balance between income and expenses. Daily admissions are 32 (yesterday they were 29). Patients with symptoms in the ordinary wards are 4.128, down by 37 from Tuesday.
The daily infections increase slightly compared to yesterday, but over a thousand fewer than 7 days ago. Last Wednesday the positivity rate was at1,9%. Also, a week ago the daily admissions in the ICU they were 38 (6 more than today). Still in comparison with 7 days ago, there are 24 fewer hospitalized in intensive care e 107 fewer hospitalized in ordinary wards.
The number of deaths remains high, but a downward trend is confirmed: from Monday to today register 181 dead, while in the first three days of last week there were already 192. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the cases are 4.618.040, the dead 130.100. The discharged and healed are instead 4,369,453, with an increase of 8.606 compared to Tuesday, while the currently positive I’m 118.487, with a decrease of 3,853 almost in the last 24 hours.
The Region that registers the greatest number of new cases today is the Lombardy (628 positive), followed by Veneto with 525. They are also the first and second two Regions for the number of swabs processed: alone they have made over 90,000 tests. There Sicily communicates 471 new cases in the past 24 hours, down from Tuesday. There Campania registers 394 contagions, the Tuscany 373, on Lazio 371, l’Emilia Romagna 324 and the Piedmont 306. Calabria follows with 299 new cases, then the other Regions have lower numbers, even if none of them report zero infections. The lowest figure in Valle d’Aosta with 3 almost.