Covid, Istituto Superiore Sanità and Ministry of Health: “Rt drops to 1. Incidence from 776 to 717” – picenotime

Here are the main data that emerged from the Control Room ofHigher Institute of Health he was born in Ministry of Health compared to the progress of the Covid-19 pandemic in Italy last week.

– The weekly incidence at national level is down: 717 per 100,000 inhabitants (08/04/2022 – 14/04/2022) vs 776 per 100,000 inhabitants (01/04/2022 – 07/04/2022).

– Over the period from March 16 to 29, 2022, the average Rt calculated on symptomatic cases was equal to 1 (extremes 0.94 – 1.09), down from the previous week. The transmissibility index based on cases with hospitalization decreases slightly and goes below the epidemic threshold: Rt = 0.92 (0.9-0.94) at 04/05/2022 vs Rt ​​= 1.03 (1 ,00-1.05) as of 03/29/2022.

– The employment rate in intensive care fell to 4.2% (daily survey of the Ministry of Health of April 14) against 4.7% (daily survey of the Ministry of Health of April 7). The employment rate in medical fields nationwide stands at 15.6% (Ministry of Health daily survey as of April 14) compared to 15.5% (Ministry of Health daily survey as of April 7 )

– A Region/AP is classified as high risk due to multiple resilience alerts. Eight Regions/PPAA are classified as Moderate risk, including one with a high probability of progression to high risk; the other Regions/PPAA are classified as low risk according to the Ministerial Decree of April 30, 2020.

– Sixteen Regions / PPAA report at least one resilience alert. Three regions/APs are reporting multiple resilience alerts.

– The percentage of cases detected through contact tracing activity is down slightly (12% compared to 13% last week). The percentage of cases detected through onset of symptoms increases (41% vs. 38%), while the percentage of cases diagnosed through screening activities decreases slightly (47% vs. 48%).

Weekly Covid-19 follow-up, report April 4-10, 2022

The epidemic is improving, with decreasing transmissibility and a slight reduction in incidence.

There has been a substantial stabilization of the bed occupancy rate both in the medical field and in intensive care.

It is recommended to continue to strictly respect the individual and collective behavioral measures recommended, and in particular interpersonal distancing, the use of the mask, the ventilation of the premises, the hygiene of the hands, the reduction of the possibilities of contact and a particular attention to the gathering situations.

The high vaccination coverage, in all age groups, including 5-11 years, the completion of vaccination cycles and the maintenance of a high immune response thanks to the booster dose, in particular with regard to the categories indicated by the ministerial provisions, they represent necessary tools to mitigate the particularly clinical impact of the epidemic.

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