Almost all of Italy in green, with the exception of three regions that remain in orange. It is about Sicily, Calabria e Basilicata. This is what emerges from today’s update, Thursday 24 June, of the EU Covid risk map created byEcdc, European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, which classifies the areas with greater or lesser danger of spreading Coronavirus. Compared to last week, therefore, there is a small improvement, with Valle d’Aosta e Campania which have gone from orange to green, a sign of low incidence of infections. The rest of Europe is also doing well, where there are fewer and fewer areas in dark red. Here, in detail, is what is happening.
The situation of Italy on the EU map
In the new map of the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (Ecdc) on the progress of the Coronavirus epidemic, as regards Italy all the regions are colored green, therefore very low Covid incidence, except for Calabria, Basilicata e Sicily which remain orange for the second consecutive week. As we know, the ECDC updates the Covid risk map every week on Thursday based on the data received up to the previous Tuesday with the restrictions to be imposed on the free movement of citizens in the EU, which becomes even more important in view of 1 July, when the Covid EU certificate which will allow those who are vaccinated against Covid, cured or in possession of a negative swab / test to travel without restrictions on the EU territory. Regions that have less than 25 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants in the last two weeks are colored green: in addition, a positivity rate of less than 4% is required. In Orange areas with less than 50 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants are included if the positivity rate is equal to or greater than 4%, or those between 25 and 150 cases with a rate of less than 4%. In rosso there are the Regions that in the last 14 days have registered between 50 and 150 cases and a positivity rate of less than 4%, or those that have between 150 and 500 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants. Finally, they are found in dark red – now disappeared from the European map – the areas with more than 500 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants.
What happens in Europe
As can be seen in the ECDC EU map, much of Europe is colored green. In addition to Italy, too France, Germany, Greece and Eastern European countries show low levels of contagion. There Spain it is still colored orange, with a region even red. A sign that the campaigns of vaccination are having an effect: at the moment over 212 million Europeans have received the first dose of the vaccine, equal to 57% of the total, while 127 million have completed the vaccination cycle.