Covid Emilia Romagna data: how far is the yellow zone – Chronicle

Covid Emilia Romagna data: how far is the yellow zone – Chronicle
Covid Emilia Romagna data: how far is the yellow zone – Chronicle

Bologna, November 16, 2021 – La white area it is not at risk in Emilia Romagna. Data on the epidemic from Covid 19 they also get worse in region, but the situation remains under control. The specter of yellow zone stay away, and in the meantime the Regions raise their voices and there are those who invoke a lockdown only for vaccinated Austria-style. “I don’t know, we should discuss it,” the president of Emilia-Romagna said yesterday on TV Stefano Bonaccini. “In the meantime, I think the first thing to do – he explains – is to continue with the vaccinations: Italy, which was a little teased, is an example for the number of vaccinated people “, he added.

But let’s see how the Covid data from Emilia Romagna and why the region will not end in now yellow zone, as reported today in the regional health commission by the councilorship.

Rt index and incidence

A slow but steady increase in casi on Coronavirus led the region to have one today incidence of more than 80 cases per 100,000 inhabitants e 1.23 on Rt, the rate of contagion that measures how many people a sick person infects in turn .. The worst situation is recorded in Romagna. The segment of the population most affected by the infections is the one that goes from six to 13 years of age, in practice the non-vaccinable population. Peaks were then recorded in nursing homes in mid-October, “with some deaths”.


the terapie intensive have passed since October 3 to 5% saturation (the safety threshold is of 10%), while admissions to non-critical Covid wards arrive at 5,3% (the safety threshold is 15%). The situation is therefore “under control” according to the department.

Yellow zone: how to get there and the rules

According to theItalian Association of Epidemiology within 14 days it could bring 5 regions (South Tyrol, Molise, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Valle d’Aosta e Veneto) will exceed the weekly incidence rate threshold of 250 cases per 100,000 and another 8 (Liguria, Lazio, Marche, Emilia Romagna, Abruzzo, Lombardy, Campania) over 150 cases per 100,000.

The transition to the yellow zone occurs if the incidence of new weekly infections in a region exceeds the 50 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants and at the same time the percentage of posts occupied in the medical area exceeds 15% of available places; the percentage of places occupied in intensive care equal to 10% of available places.

In the yellow zone it is mandatory wear the mask even outdoors and in indoor restaurants they can sit at most 4 people at the table. There are no limits to displacements in cities and between regions.


The vaccination campaign in Emilia Romagna continues, with the first dose all’89, 6% of citizens, 88% as regards the second, while with the third dose, about 300,000 vaccinations were made (200,000 are the new bookings).

Any cuts in the duration of the Green pass and tampons will be discussed in December, but a squeeze on public transport starts immediately to curb the rise of infections in Italy: the possibility of stopping the train if there is a person with symptoms on board; checks of the green pass before boarding the vehicle; limit of two passengers on taxis. They are among the points of an ordinance of the ministers Roberto Speranza ed Enrico Giovannini, while

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