the bulletin of November 2, 2021

There are 334 more than yesterday, out of a total of 15,962 swabs performed in the last 24 hours, the confirmed infections of Covid in Emilia-Romagna. The percentage of new positives on the number of tampons made since yesterday is 2.1%, a value not indicative of the general trend given the number of tampons performed, which on holidays is lower than on other days. Furthermore, these days, especially molecular swabs are made primarily on cases for which a positive result is often expected. Since the beginning of the Coronavirus epidemic, 433,011 cases of positivity have been recorded in Emilia-Romagna.

The infections in Bologna and in the other provinces

The contagion situation in the provinces sees Bologna with 113 new cases, followed by Modena (54) and Ravenna (43); then Rimini (29), Ferrara and Cesena (both with 21 new cases), Reggio Emilia (17). Then Piacenza (16), Forlì (13), Imolese district (5), and finally Parma (2). Unfortunately, there are eight deaths: one in the province of Piacenza (a 76-year-old man), two in the province of Reggio Emilia (an 87-year-old woman and an 83-year-old man); two in the province of Bologna (a woman of 84 and a man of 76 and); three in the province of Forlì-Cesena (all women, two of whom died in the Forlì area of ​​84 and 85 years and one of 87 years, who died in the Cesena area). In total, there have been 13,603 deaths in the region since the start of the epidemic.

Among the 113 new cases of positivity in the province of Bologna, 75 swabs for the presence of symptoms, 3 were identified through contact-tracing activities, 1 case through the pre-hospitalization test, while epidemiological investigations are still underway for 34 cases. Among the 113 new infections, 15 are inserted into outbreaks and 98 are sporadic.No cases have been imported from abroad or from other regions.

Covid infections: incidence from the yellow zone, but they keep hospitalizations and intensive care

Tracking and prevention

The control and prevention activity continues: of the newly infected, 119 are asymptomatic identified as part of the regional contact tracing and screening activities. Overall, among the new positives 105 were already in isolation at the time of the swab execution, 168 were identified within already known foci.

The median age of new positives today is 41.1 years.

Of the 119 asymptomatic, 79 were identified thanks to contact tracing, 1 with serological screening, 2 through tests for risk categories introduced by the Region, 1 through pre-hospitalization tests. The epidemiological investigation is still ongoing for 36 cases.

The outbreaks in homes for the elderly are back, the latest in Villa Altea. Bordon: “Need third dose”

Hospitalization and intensive care

There are 29 patients admitted to intensive care (-1 compared to yesterday), 320 those in the other Covid departments (+12).

On the territory, the patients admitted to intensive care are distributed as follows: 4 in Parma (number unchanged compared to yesterday); 2 in Reggio Emilia (unchanged); 3 in Modena (-1); 10 in Bologna (unchanged); 3 in Imola (unchanged; 4 in Forlì (unchanged); 1 in Cesena (+1); 2 in Rimini (unchanged). No hospitalization in Piacenza and Ferrara (like yesterday), Ravenna (-1).

As for the total number of people healed, they are 239 more than yesterday and reach 411,797. The active cases, that is the actual patients, today are 7,611 (+87). Of these, people in isolation at home, or those with mild symptoms that do not require hospital treatment or are symptom-free, are a total of 7,262 (+76), 95.4% of the total number of active cases.

Third dose administered in hubs and by general practitioners, in pharmacies only first and second doses

The vaccines

At 3 pm, a total of 6,896,912 doses were administered; out of the total, 3,480,126 people have completed the vaccination cycle.

Meanwhile, the anti-Covid vaccination campaign continues, extended to all citizens over 12 years of age.

In Bologna, today, Tuesday 2 November, 215 first doses administered, 319 second doses and 850 third doses (of which 614 to over 80) were administered

At 5pm today, Tuesday 2 November, 3,107 third doses booked by 60-79 year olds and 1,338 those booked by over 80s

Remember that all over 60s who have completed the primary vaccination cycle for at least 6 months can book the booster dose through all CUP channels (the CUP counters, the toll-free number 800 884888 Mon-Fri: 7.30-17.30, Sat: 7.30-12.30 ; CUPWEB www.cupweb.it, Electronic Health Record, ER-Health APP), excluding pharmacies.

Influenza vaccine, at the start of the campaign: you start at the bus station

The weekly report

The report with the weekly trend of the epidemic in the region shows that the general incidence is in line with that of last week (+0.5 cases per 100,000 inhabitants). Also compared to last week, the incidence in the 6-11 year old age group has dropped (-43.9 per 100,000 inhabitants), probably due to the containment of outbreaks; On the other hand, cases of contagion are growing in the 14-18 age group (+11.3 per 100,000 inhabitants). A slight increase is also recorded in the age groups of 45 years and over.

Imola, Parma and Romagna in greater growth than the other AUSL.

Third dose of covid vaccine for over 60s, reservations are starting today

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