The Delta variant of covid in Italy “grew, from 5.2% in May to 27.7% in June”. Thus the president of the Higher Institute of Health (Iss), Silvio Brusaferro, during the press conference on the data analysis of the COVID-19 regional monitoring of the Control Room.
“Last week we surveyed how the decline had stopped, today we survey the fact that there are more Regions that have started a slight regrowth”, explained Brusaferro, adding: “The infection tends to affect more and more the young age , we are talking about a median age of 31 for those who contract the infection. But also for hospitalizations it begins to drop: the median age of those hospitalized is 52 years. age of those admitted to hospital which is around 63 years, while deaths remain in an age range of 78 years “.