The data for Wednesday 23 February: the positive rate rises to 10.2 but the swabs decrease. Intensive care below 10%
49,040 new cases of Covid in Italy (yesterday there were 60,029, here the bulletin). Thus rises to at least 12603636 the number of people who have contracted the SARS-CoV-2 virus (including recovered and died) since the outbreak began. THE deaths today I’m 252
(yesterday 322), for a total of 153,764 victims from February 2020).
The swabs and the scenario
THE total swabs (molecular and antigenic) were 479.447, (yesterday they were 603,639, so about 120 thousand more). The the positivity rate rises slightly accordingly and goes to 10.2 (yesterday it was at 9.9). The total cases come to 12,603,758. The discharged / healed in the last 24 hours are 119,280 (yesterday 89,993) for a total that rises to 11,228,571. The number of currently positive: 1,221,423 (down by 70,370 units compared to yesterday) of which 1,208,010 in home isolation.
The health system
Hospital stays in the medical area and in resuscitation are decreasing. The discharged / healed in the last 24 hours are 119,280. The beds occupied in ordinary Covid wards there are 549 fewer than yesterday, for a total of 12,527 hospitalized. The beds occupied in intensive care (TI) are 886, with 81 new entrants to resuscitation (yesterday 95). But in the balance between entries and exits in intensive care today there are 10 fewer beds. Come back below the 10% alert threshold the percentage of ICU beds occupied by patients with Covid-19. The Agenas data updated to February 22, in fact show a decrease of 1% compared to the previous day, which brings the value back to 9%. On the other hand, employment in non-critical medical departments remains stable at 20%
The vaccination campaign
I’m 133,468,339 doses of vaccine against Covid-19 administered so far in Italy, 99% of those delivered, equal to 134,879,045. The people who have completed the vaccination cycle are 48,111,713 equal to 89.08% of the over 12 population. What emerges from the bulletin on the progress of the vaccination campaign, updated at 06.17 today. 37,077,283 additional / booster doses were then administered to 84.88% of the population potentially subject to such administrations, who completed the vaccination cycle for at least four months. 49,251,357 people have received at least one dose, equal to 91.19% of those over 12
. As for the administration to the audience aged 5-11, the total with at least one dose amounts to 1,345,960 (36.81%), while 1,056,205 (28.89%) have completed the vaccination cycle.
The number of deaths is still high (255): Italy remains in Europe second for the number of Covid deaths (after Russia) according to the picture drawn by the latest weekly bulletin of the World Health Organization. The region with the highest number of deaths today is Emilia Romagna (29) followed by Veneto (27) Lombardy (18). The record region of deaths would actually be Sicily, but of the 38 deaths reported today (9,348 since the start of the pandemic emergency) only 8 were registered yesterday, while the others refer to previous days (see recalculation at the end) . There are three regions and the PA with zero deaths: Molise, Valle d’Aosta and the autonomous province of Trento.
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The cases region by region **
The data provided below, and broken down by region, is that of total cases (number of people found positive since the beginning of the epidemic: includes deaths and recovered). The variation indicates the number of new cases registered in the last 24 hours. Here the table with the overall data provided by the Ministry of Health.
2,313,594: +5,534 cases (yesterday +7.146)
cases (yesterday +6.037)
Campania 1.190.500: + 4.394 cases (yesterday +6.116)
Emilia Romagna 1.174.641: + 3.201 cases (yesterday +2.030)
Lazio 1,053,584: + 5,639 cases (yesterday +6,356)
Piedmont 969.648: + 2.393 cases (yesterday +2.788)
Tuscany 844.989: + 2.956 cases (yesterday +3.718)
Sicily 764.778: + 5.272 cases (yesterday +5.795)
Puglia 7719.722: + 3.834 cases (yesterday +5.612)
Liguria 340.366: + 1.177
cases (yesterday 1,681)
Marche 320,587: + 1,587 cases (yesterday +1,858)
Friuli Venezia Giulia 305.507: + 838
cases (yesterday +1.089)
Abruzzo 258.377: + 1.639 cases (yesterday +1.941)
Calabria 208.430: +1.656
cases (yesterday +2.115)
PA Bolzano 185.911: + 603 cases (yesterday +986)
Umbria 180.812: + 893 cases (yesterday +999)
Sardinia 170.714: + 1.609 cases (yesterday +2.095)
PA Trento 137.710: +397
cases (yesterday +517)
Basilicata 81.007: + 514 cases (yesterday +802)
Molise 37.769: + 260 cases (yesterday +268)
Valle d’Aosta 31,263 + 51 cases (yesterday +80)
** The Abruzzo region reports that 20 cases have been eliminated from the total of positives: 16 as duplicates and 4 as non-COVID-19 patients.
The Campania region announces that 2 deaths registered today date back to 21/01 and 17/02 2022.
The Emilia Romagna region announces that 4 cases have been eliminated, communicated in the previous days, as they are not considered COVID-19 cases.
The Friuli Venezia Giulia region announces that 10 cases have been eliminated from the total of positives: 4 positive antigenic tests not confirmed by molecular tests and 6 cases removed after revision.
The Public Administration of Bolzano announces that of the 603 new positives, 12 derive from antigenic tests confirmed by molecular tests and that from the total of the positives 1 case positive for the antigen test but negative for the molecular test was eliminated.
* The Sicily region announces that on the total number of confirmed cases communicated today, n. 156 relate to days prior to 02/20/22 (of which n.18 of 02/19/22 – n.11 of 02/18/22) and that the deaths reported today refer to the following days: N . 8 ON 02/22/2022 – N. 15 ON 02/21/2022 – N. 4 ON 02/20/2022 – N. 3 ON 02/19/2022 – N. 1 ON 02/18/2022 – N. . 1 ON 17/02/2022 – N. 1 ON 15/02/2022 – N. 1 ON 06/02/2022 – N. 1 ON 03/02/2022 – N. 1 ON 30/01/2022 – N . 1 ON 28/01/2022 – N. 1 ON 09/10/2021.
February 23, 2022 (change February 23, 2022 | 19:04)
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