Editorial team 03 October 2021 17:45
Share There are 402 new cases of Covid registered in the last 24 hours in Sicily compared to 11,385 swabs processed. The positivity index thus rises to 3.5% (yesterday it was 2.6%) and the Island returns to first place in the new daily infections (Lombardy is second with 328 infections). This is what can be seen from the bulletin released by the Ministry of Health. The current positives are 13,839 with a decrease of 24 cases. There are 419 healed, while another 7 victims are recorded, bringing the total of deaths to 6,846. Hospitalizations are still decreasing, as has been the case for several days now: – 31 in the last 24 hours, of which 5 in intensive care. On the contagion front in the individual provinces, Palermo records 39 cases, Catania 168, Messina 31, Syracuse 84, Ragusa 16, Trapani 29, Caltanissetta 21, Agrigento 6, Enna 8. The situation in Italy At the national level, 2,968 new cases (yesterday they were 3,312) out of 285,960 swabs carried out. In the last 24 hours there have been 33 deaths (yesterday 25), bringing the total of victims since the beginning of the pandemic to 131,031. With those of October 3, the total cases of Covid in Italy become 4,682,034. Currently the positives are 92,967 ( 218), 89,545 people in home isolation. 2,991 hospitalized patients with symptoms of which 431 in intensive care. The discharged / recovered are 4,458,036 with an increase of 2,716 units in the last 24 hours.