There are 6,513 new infections from Covid in Italy (yesterday 6,619), according to data from the Ministry of Health released by the Civil Protection. Since yesterday, another 16 deaths have been recorded (yesterday 18), bringing the total number of victims since the beginning of the emergency to 128,063. In the last 24 hours, 264,860 swabs were performed, with a positivity rate that decreased to 2.45% (yesterday 2.6%).
An increase in the number of people admitted to hospital with symptoms that are 1,851 (yesterday 1,812), with an increase of 39 people compared to yesterday while 214 people hospitalized in intensive care (+13 compared to yesterday), with 25 admissions in the last 24 hours. 4,134,680 are cured (+2170) and 87,285 are currently positive (+4323).
Here is the data region by region:
LOMBARDY – There are 777 new coronavirus positive cases registered in Lombardy in the last 24 hours. The deaths, according to data from the Ministry of Health, are 4, for a total of 33,827 since the beginning of the pandemic. The swabs carried out were 39,400. There are 206 hospitalized in Lombard hospitals, five fewer than yesterday, while 25 people are hospitalized in intensive care, one more than yesterday. 231 new coronavirus cases have been registered in the last 24 hours in the province of Milan. According to the data of the Ministry of Health, in Brescia there are 37, in Varese 161, Monza and Brianza 47, in Como 63, in Bergamo 57, in Pavia 28, in Mantua 46, in Cremona 30, in Lecco 8, in Lodi 15 and Sondrio 3.
CAMPANIA – 471 new cases of coronavirus emerged yesterday in Campania from the analysis of 8,811 molecular swabs. Yesterday in Campania 8,431 antigenic swabs were also performed and analyzed. No new deaths occurred in the last 48 hours, while 2 deaths occurred previously.
In Campania there are 12 Covid patients hospitalized in intensive care (one more than yesterday), 196 Covid patients hospitalized in hospital wards (+13 compared to yesterday). The data are contained in the bulletin released by the Crisis Unit of the Campania Region.
PIEDMONT – The Crisis Unit of the Piedmont Region has communicated 229 new cases of people who tested positive for Covid-19 (of which 29 after antigen tests), equal to 0.9% of 24,641 swabs performed, of which 20,126 antigenic. Of the 229 new cases, 97 were asymptomatic (42.4%). There are 28 screening cases, 148 case contacts, 53 with ongoing investigation and 4 in RSA and Social Welfare Structures. The total of positive cases thus becomes 369,855, of which 29,988 Alessandria, 17,583 Asti, 11,595 Biella, 53,385 Cuneo, 28,664 Novara, 197,625 Turin, 13,827 Vercelli, 13,137 Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, in addition to 1,521 residents outside the region, but in charge of Piedmont health facilities. The remaining 2,530 are under development and territorial assignment. There are 6 hospitalized in intensive care (+1 compared to yesterday). There are 69 inpatients not in intensive care (-3 compared to yesterday). There are 2,302 people in home isolation. The diagnostic swabs processed so far are 5,921,851 (+24,641 compared to yesterday), of which 1,889,938 tested negative.
No deaths of a positive person in the Covid-19 test have been communicated by the Crisis Unit of the Piedmont Region. The total therefore remains 11,699 deaths who tested positive for the virus.
CALABRIA – According to the Covid-19 emergency bulletin released by the Health Protection Department of the Calabria Region, 122 new infections are registered (out of 1,894 swabs carried out), +79 recovered and zero deaths (for a total of 1,255 deaths). The bulletin also records +43 currently positive, +41 in isolation, +2 hospitalized and, finally, stable intensive care (for a total of 6). The Asp of Catanzaro communicates that of the 12 positive subjects, one is a resident outside the region.
The Asp of Crotone communicates that of the 30 positive subjects, 14 are migrants and one resident outside the region. The Reggio Calabria ASP reports that of the 36 positive subjects, 8 are migrants. Finally, the Asp of Cosenza communicates that of the 36 positive subjects, one is resident outside the region.
EMILIA-ROMAGNA – There are 700 new coronavirus infections today 31 July in Emilia-Romagna, according to data from the latest bulletin. In detail, since the beginning of the epidemic in Emilia-Romagna, 394,328 positive cases have been recorded, 700 more than yesterday, out of a total of 28,025 swabs performed in the last 24 hours. The percentage of new positives on the number of swabs made since yesterday is 2.5%.
The contagion situation in the provinces sees Bologna with 160 new cases, Rimini with 95, followed by Ferrara (78). Then Reggio Emilia (69), Modena (67), then Piacenza (54), Ravenna (52) and Parma (48). Followed by Cesena (36), Forlì (22) and, finally, the Imolese district (19 new cases). These are the data relating to the progress of the epidemic in the region. No deaths were recorded yesterday; in total, 13,282 deaths remain in the region since the beginning of the epidemic. There are 14 patients admitted to intensive care (+1 compared to yesterday), 208 those in the other Covid departments (+12).
LAZIO – There are 742 new coronavirus infections today 31 July in Lazio, according to data from the latest bulletin. There are another 3 deaths. Today in Lazio “out of over 11 thousand swabs (+850) and over 20 thousand antigenic for a total of over 32 thousand tests, there are 742 new positive cases (-103), 3 deaths (-1), 287 (-3) are hospitalized , intensive therapies are 45 (+1) the healed are 188. The ratio between positives and swabs is 6.4% but if we also consider the antigenic the percentage drops to 2.3%. Cases in Rome city are high. 465 (-103 compared to last Saturday) “. This was underlined by the councilor for Health and Social and Health Integration of the Lazio Region, Alessio D’Amato, in the daily bulletin. In Lazio, the pressure on the hospital network is low. It remains in the white zone, D’Amato announced.
BASILICATA – There are 66 new coronavirus infections in Basilicata according to today’s bulletin, 31 July. On the other hand, there are no new deaths. 856 the molecular swabs carried out. The positives are 60 residents, 1 domiciled and 5 non-residents (the positivity rate is 7.7 percent). The Lucanians recovered or negativized are 9. The hospitalized in the hospitals of Potenza and Matera are 17 (+2) of which none in intensive care while the current positives are altogether 697 (+51).
For the vaccination, 4,771 administrations were made yesterday. So far 353,412 Lucanians have received the first dose of the vaccine (63.9 percent) and 252,823 have also received the second dose (45.7 percent) for a total of 606,235 administrations. The highest percentage, at least for the first dose, is recorded in the 70-79 years age group with 93 percent.
PUGLIA – There are 232 new coronavirus infections today 31 July in Puglia, according to data from the latest bulletin. No new deaths. As can be seen in the daily epidemiological bulletin, drawn up by the Region on the basis of information from the Health Promotion department, 11,703 tests for coronavirus infection were recorded and 232 positive cases were detected: 60 in the province of Bari, 34 in the province of Brindisi, 25 in the Bat province, 36 in the province of Foggia, 32 in the province of Lecce, 42 in the province of Taranto, 2 cases of residents outside the region, 1 case of unknown province of residence.
Yesterday the new infections were 248 out of 11,859 swabs. As a result of the recalculation, the total deaths are 6,668. Since the beginning of the emergency, 2,897,563 tests have been carried out. 247,015 patients recovered while yesterday they were 246,971 (+44). Currently positive cases are 2,348 while yesterday they were 2,159 (+189). The hospitalized are 89 while yesterday they were 90 (-1). The total of positive Covid cases in Puglia since the beginning of the emergency is 256,031, divided as follows: 95,809 in the province of Bari; 25,842 in the province of Bat; 20,122 in the province of Brindisi; 45,523 in the province of Foggia; 27,673 in the province of Lecce; 39,802 in the province of Taranto; 853 attributed to residents outside the region; 407 province of residence not known.
TUSCANY – There are 641 new coronavirus infections today July 31 in Tuscany, according to data from the latest bulletin. There is a new death. The new coronavirus cases recorded on 8,325 molecular swabs and 7,377 rapid antigenic swabs, of which 4.1 percent tested positive. The count of the infected registered since the beginning of the Covid health emergency, more than seventeen months ago, is therefore updated to 251,973. The data is the one found in the daily bulletin that the Region sends to the National Civil Protection at noon and which charts the trend of the epidemic.
Excluding the control swabs, 6,868 subjects were tested in the last twenty-four hours: 9.3 percent positive. Therefore, the number of people positive for the virus in the region at this time rises to 6,972, +8.2 percent compared to yesterday. The number of hospitalized patients is also growing: 154 (thirteen more than yesterday, plus 9.2 percent), of which 17 are in intensive care (increased by three in twenty-four hours, plus 21.4 percent). There is one death, a 68-year-old man. 109 people have recovered since yesterday: 238,088 increased by 0.05 percent since the beginning of the emergency (94.5 percent of cases). With the death registered today, a 68-year-old man in the province of Massa Carrara, since the beginning of the epidemic the deaths have risen to 6,913.