LECCE – There are 299 cases identified today of positivity to Covid-19 in Puglia, on the basis of 20,305 daily tests analyzed, according to the epidemiological bulletin released by the Region, based on information from the Health Promotion Department. Compared to yesterday’s figure, again on a regional basis, there is a slight decrease in hospitalized patients in non-critical areas of hospitals, which are 136, that is to say three fewer. On the other hand, the number of patients in intensive care, equal to 22, remains unchanged. On the other hand, two deaths have been registered.
Analyzing the individual provinces, the highest data can be seen in that of Bari, with 78 cases, followed by Foggia with 74. Then, the province of Lecce, with 54 hits and that of Taranto, at 45. Following, the provinces Brindisi (23 cases) and Barletta-Andria-Trani (19). Three cases concern residents outside the region and the same number are from provinces to be defined.
The total number of current positives in Puglia continues to rise, which is now almost 4,000. To be precise, 3,953 are counted today, obviously most of them in home care because with few, if any, symptoms. The number of healed since the beginning of the pandemic emergency is 267,927.
In the meantime, the director of the Health Promotion Department, Vito Montanaro, was announced: “The Puglia Region – he explains – is updating the operational indications of the anticovid vaccination campaign, in line with what has been established at national level. In particular, the administration of the third dose of anticovid vaccine to the population aged 18 and over will be possible in Puglia from Wednesday 1 December “. In addition – he concludes – as regards the tracing, in Puglia the sequencing of the viral genome continues for the possible isolation of variants “.
Salento, yesterday over 5 thousand third doses
Speaking of vaccines, in the province of Lecce, the vaccination campaign between hubs, health centers and by general practitioners continues at a good pace. Yesterday 6,183 vaccinations were carried out, of which 5,077 third doses. The third dose is currently being administered to the school staff, in dedicated sessions organized in synergy with the schools.
Vaccination points, the news
Again with regard to the province of Lecce, the ASL updated the opening hours of the population vaccination points, starting from Monday 29 November. The ten centers are open from Monday to Saturday from 8.30 to 13.30 and from 15 to 17.30; on Sundays they are open only in the morning, from 8.30 to 13.30.
In the morning you can access the hubs with reservation (through the portal lapugliativaccina.it, the toll-free number 800713931 active from Monday to Friday from 8 to 20, the ASL Cup counters or the pharmacies accredited to the FarmaCup service) and, directly at the counter, only in the afternoon. The health professionals recall that the administration of the booster dose can take place after five months from the completion of the first vaccination course, regardless of the anti Covid-19 vaccine used.
The hubs and timetables
Zappalà Barracks – “Francesco Baracca” Hall, via Massaia (entrance from viale Grassi).
(open from 30 November) territorial assistance center, via San Donaci (Former hospital)
RSSA Martano, via Rita Levi Montalcini
former kindergarten, via Santa Caterina da Siena n. 2
Territorial assistance center, via Ferramosca (Former hospital)
Sports Hall, Euroitalia SP Casarano Complex – Collepasso
Municipal Multipurpose Center, viale Don Bosco
gymnasium of the “Quinto Ennio” Human Sciences High School, Via Torino
Industrial area stable, via Che Guevara, corner with viale Almerigo Grilz
Gagliano del Capo
Territorial assistance center, former Dialysis 1st floor, via San Vincenzo 5 (Ex Hospital)