Covid Lazio, June 8: 139 cases. Vaccines, 70% immunity by August – Chronicle

Covid Lazio, June 8: 139 cases. Vaccines, 70% immunity by August – Chronicle
Covid Lazio, June 8: 139 cases. Vaccines, 70% immunity by August – Chronicle

Rome, 8 June 2021 – Sono 139 the new cases of contagion from Covid-19 recorded in Lazio in the last 24 hours, 31 fewer than yesterday, compared to over 26mila test analyzed between molecular (11 thousand) and antigenic (15 thousand) swabs. THE deaths are six, in the previous day there were five.

Coronavirus, the cases in the capital are 82

The Region, in the latest bulletin, also records 645 hospitalized (-41), 108 posts occupied in the departments of intensive care (-16) and 1,205 recovered. The relationship between positives and swabs is at1,2%, but also considering the antigenic ones the percentage drops to 0,5%. The new cases in Rome city are high 82. The province of Rieti, on the other hand, does not register new infections or deaths for the second consecutive day. The Rt index is from white area.

Moving on to the vaccines front, Lazio today passed the 3.8 million doses administered from the beginning of the immunization campaign. The 53% of the target population received at least one dose, while the 26% concluded the vaccination course.

70% immunity target by mid-August

The stated goal is to reach the first immunization threshold of the 70% by mid-August. Meanwhile, reservations are open for the open week for over 18 of AstraZeneca vaccine, scheduled from Wednesday 9 to Sunday 13 June with the virtual ticket on the ‘ufirst’ application.

Of the new juniors open day Pfizer for children in the 12-16 age bracket will be held on 12, 13, 19 and 20 June. It is possible to book through the appropriate portal on the website of the Lazio Region: the operating procedures will be announced in the coming days and the initiative will also adhere to pediatricians of free choice.

Over 10 thousand vaccinations in pharmacies

Important numbers, meanwhile, come from the monitoring of the first week of vaccinations in the pharmacy in the region, where “the single-dose vaccine was administered 10,645 Johnson & Johnson“, Explained the councilor for health, Alessio D’Amato.

Of these “beyond 5 thousand in Rome – he added – and the same number in the other provinces of Lazio, among which Frosinone stands out with 1,379 administrations. The pharmacies of the Asl Roma 1 are the ones who have done the most, with 2.305 administrations “.

D’Amato: “Success for the territorial network”

“A real success that structurally strengthens the territorial network – he continued -. The pharmacies, next to the doctors of General medicine and pediatricians of free choice, must be the backbone of the continuation of the vaccination campaign next fall”.

Finally, D’Amato concluded: “In addition, more is expected for the entire month of June 62mila vaccini J&J intended for the pharmacy network. We would certainly have hoped for a larger supply of doses but, unfortunately, as far as J&J is concerned, there are still supply difficulties”.

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