Coronavirus updates on Saturday 9 October
Today Sicily returns to the “white zone” bringing all of Italy out of the colors of risk: the weekly monitoring data known yesterday consolidate the decline in the contagion curve. The vaccination campaign is now proceeding with the start of the administration of third doses to the over 60s at least six months after the last administration after the go-ahead from the ministry with a new circular. Meanwhile, in our country there are 3,023 new cases and 30 deaths: here the data of the latest budget for Friday 8 October (to consult the bulletins that show the situation since the beginning of the pandemic: here those of 2021, here those of 2020). Here is the map of the contagion in the world.
12.08 – Iss document: in the over 80s who are not vaccinated, the death rate is 13 times higher
Among the over 80s, the hospitalization rate in the last 30 days is 8 times higher among the unvaccinated compared to the full cycle vaccinated (222.5 versus 26.8 hospitalizations per 100,000 inhabitants) and the death of 13 times higher (129.5 versus 9.8). The Higher Institute of Health writes it in a Tweet highlighting the data contained in the new Covid-19 extended document published on Epicentro. The efficacy of vaccines has been confirmed with “a strong reduction in the risk of infection in fully vaccinated compared to non-vaccinated people”, 78% for diagnosis, 93% for hospitalizations, 95% for intensive care and deaths.
11.13 – Russia, 968 deaths in 24 hours: the maximum since the beginning of the epidemic
The escalation of infections and deaths continues in Russia where, for a week, the number of deaths has reached one thousand. New record in the last 24 hours, 968 deaths caused by Covid-19 have been recorded, the maximum in a day since the beginning of the epidemic: the Tass reports citing the national anti-coronavirus operations center. According to data from the center, in Russia over the last day there were 29,362 new cases of Covid, the maximum number in one day since last December 24 according to Tass.
8 am – The deaths in Latin America exceed 1.5 million, over 600 thousand in Brazil alone
The deaths from Covid-19 in Latin America have exceeded 1.5 million. AFP reports this by making the calculation from official WHO data. The toll is at least 1,500,350 deaths, with over 45 million recorded virus cases. Yesterday Brazil has exceeded 600,000 deaths, the second most affected country after the United States. After Brazil, there are Mexico, Peru, Colombia and Argentina in terms of deaths. Peru has the highest Covid per capita toll, with 605 deaths per 100.00 inhabitants. Globally, the pandemic has so far claimed more than 4.8 million deaths, with over 237 million cases reported.
8 am – Almost 80% vaccinated – THE POINT on the countryside and the green pass
In Italy 43,152,891 people have completed the vaccination cycle, or 79.90% of the population over 12. While 275,593 have received the booster (the third dose or the second in the case of those who have received the Jansen vaccine) or the 3.64% of the population subject to additional dose or booster. From October 15th, the obligation of the green pass will come into force in the workplace. Massimiliano Fedriga, president of the Northern League of Friuli Venezia Giulia and of the Conference of the Regions also spoke on the subject, who in an interview with the Press said: “The government must intervene promptly, to allow companies to organize themselves”
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