I am 536 new coronavirus infections in Emilia Romagna according to today’s bulletin, November 8th. There are also another 6 deaths. Since the beginning of the epidemic, 435,837 positive cases have been recorded in the Region. 15,856 swabs performed in the last 24 hours. The percentage of new positives on the number of tampons made since yesterday is 3.3%: a value that is not indicative of the general trend given the number of tampons performed, which on Sunday is lower than on other days. Furthermore, on holidays, especially the molecular ones, are made primarily on cases for which a positive result is often expected.
Meanwhile continue the vaccination campaign anti-Covid, extended to all citizens over 12 years of age. At 3 pm a total of 6,988,513 doses were administered; out of the total, 3,508,770 people have completed the vaccination cycle. The third doses are 204,480.
The control and prevention activity continues: of the newly infected, 201 are asymptomatic identified as part of the regional contact tracing and screening activities. Overall, among the new positives 185 were already in isolation at the time of the swab execution, 234 were identified within already known foci. The median age of new positives today is 42.
Of the 201 asymptomatic, 120 were identified thanks to contact tracing, 8 with serological screening, 10 through tests for risk categories introduced by the Region, 2 with pre-hospitalization tests. The epidemiological investigation is still ongoing for 61 cases.
The situation of the infections in the provinces sees Bologna with 124 new cases and Modena with 100; followed by Ravenna (56), Rimini (47), Cesena (43) and Imola (41); then Forlì (35), Reggio Emilia (31), Parma (27) and Ferrara (25); finally Piacenza with 7 new cases. These are the data – ascertained at 12 noon today on the basis of institutional requests – relating to the progress of the epidemic in the region.
In the last 24 hours, 6,160 were performed molecular buffers, for a total of 6,251,592. To these are added also 9,696 rapid antigen tests. As for the total number of people healed, they are 326 more than yesterday and reach 413,548. The active cases, that is the actual patients, today are 8,662 (+204). 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 8,283 (+190), 95.6% of the total number of active cases.
Unfortunately, there are six deaths: one in the province of Piacenza (a man aged 79), two in the province of Bologna (two men aged 79 and 84), two in the province of Ferrara (two men aged 84 and 95) and one in the province of Rimini ( a 74-year-old woman). In total, there have been 13,627 deaths in the region since the beginning of the epidemic.
Patients admitted to intensive care there are 38 (+2 compared to yesterday), 341 in the other Covid departments (+12). In the area, patients admitted to intensive care are distributed as follows: 4 in Piacenza (-1 compared to yesterday); 6 in Parma (unchanged); 4 in Reggio Emilia (unchanged); 3 in Modena (+1); 10 in Bologna (+1); 2 in Imola (-1); 2 in Ferrara (+1); 3 in Ravenna (+1); 3 in Forlì (unchanged); 1 in Rimini (unchanged). No hospitalization in Cesena (same figure as yesterday).
These i cases of positivity in the area since the beginning of the epidemic, which refer not to the province of residence, but to the one in which the diagnosis was made: 26,755 in Piacenza (+7 compared to yesterday, of which 5 symptomatic), 33,265 in Parma (+27, of which 10 symptomatic), 51,926 in Reggio Emilia (+31, of which 29 symptomatic), 73,303 in Modena (+100, of which 38 symptomatic), 91,398 in Bologna (+124, of which 76 symptomatic), 14,022 cases in Imola (+41, of which 26 symptomatic), 26,177 in Ferrara (+25, of which 14 symptomatic), 35,228 in Ravenna (+56, of which 32 symptomatic), 19,379 in Forlì (+35, of which 26 symptomatic), 22,168 in Cesena (+43, of which 35 symptomatic) and 42,216 in Rimini (+47, of which 44 symptomatic).