Covid: 61,555 positives, 133 victims. 15.5% positivity rate – Health

There are 61,555 new Covid infections in the past 24 hours, according to data from the Ministry of Health. Yesterday, there were 64,951. The victims number 133, against 149 yesterday. There are 1,218,924 people currently positive for Covid, 8,738 fewer in the last 24 hours, according to data from the Ministry of Health. A total of 15,595,302 Italians have been infected since the start of the pandemic, while deaths stand at 161,469. Those discharged and cured number 14,214,909, an increase of 70,895 compared to yesterday . There are 397,482 molecular and antigen swabs for the coronavirus taken in the past 24 hours, according to Health Ministry data. Yesterday there were 438,375. The positivity rate is 15.5%, compared to 14.8% yesterday. There are 419 patients admitted to intensive care, i.e. 1 less than yesterday in the balance between entries and exits. Daily admissions are 49. People admitted to ordinary services are down below 10,000: they are 9,980, ie 95 less than yesterday.

Twelve regions this week exceed the alert threshold of 15% in relation to bed occupancy for Covid patients in medical services: the highest value is recorded in Umbria with 40.5%. Calabria follows with 31.8% and Sicily with 25%. On the other hand, only one Region, Sardinia, exceeds the alert threshold set at 10% with regard to the occupation of beds for Covid patients in intensive care: the employment rate is indeed equal to 11.3% . According to what has been learned, the table on decision-making indicators that accompanies the weekly follow-up by the Iss-Ministry of Health highlights this

At the same time, the transmissibility index Rt is falling this week: it is equal to 1 compared to the value of 1.15 last week. The incidence of Covid-19 cases per 100,000 inhabitants also falls: from 776 to 717. It emerges from the weekly monitoring of the Iss-Ministry of Health.

The employment rate in resuscitation of Covid patients drops this week to 4.2% (daily survey of the Ministry of Health of April 14) against 4.7% last week (daily survey of the Ministry of Health of April 7) . The employment rate in medical fields at the national level, on the other hand, rises to 15.6% (daily survey by the Ministry of Health as of April 14) against 15.5% seven days ago (daily survey by the Ministry of Health to April 7). follow-up Iss-ministry of health.

Only one region, Abruzzo, this week exceeds the incidence value of 1000 cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 inhabitants compared to the national average value of 717: the incidence is in fact equal to 1014.6. The highest incidences, after Abruzzo, are recorded in Umbria (920.2) and Veneto (896.4). The lowest incidence is found in Valle d’Aosta and is equal to 469.8. From what has been learned, it appears from the table on decision-making indicators that accompanies the weekly follow-up by the Iss-Ministry of Health.

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