Covid, Sicily even earlier for new cases but hospitalizations are falling

Covid, Sicily even earlier for new cases but hospitalizations are falling
Covid, Sicily even earlier for new cases but hospitalizations are falling

PALERMO – Sicily again at the top of the ranking of Italian regions for daily increase in Covid cases with 402 new positives. The figure emerges from the latest bulletin of the Ministry of Health and the Higher Institute of Health. At the national level there are 2,968 new cases of coronavirus (3,312 on 2 October) compared to 285,960 swabs carried out out of a total of 93,400,967 since the beginning of the emergency.

The situation in the provinces

The 402 new cases from Sicily emerged from 11,385 swabs processed. The incidence rises to 3.5% (yesterday it was 2.6). The current positives on the island are 13,839, with a decrease of 24 cases. The healed are 419 while there are another 7 victims that bring the total deaths to 6,846. On the hospital front there are now 474 patients, 31 fewer than yesterday, while in intensive care they are 50, 5 fewer than yesterday. On the contagion front in the individual provinces Palermo with 39 cases, Catania 168, Messina 31, Syracuse 84, Ragusa 16, Trapani 29, Caltanissetta 21, Agrigento 6, Enna 8.

The virus in Italy

In the last 24 hours in Italy there were 33 deaths (yesterday 25), bringing the total of victims since the beginning of the pandemic to 131,031. With those of October 3, the total cases of Covid in Italy become 4,682,034. Currently the positives are 92,967 (+218), 89,545 people in home isolation. 2,991 hospitalized patients with symptoms of which 431 in intensive care. The discharged / recovered are 4,458,036 with an increase of 2,716 units in the last 24 hours. The region with the highest number of new cases in the last 24 hours after Sicily is Lombardy (328), followed by Campania (324) and Veneto (264).
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