COVID-19. In Sicily hospital admissions and positives are growing. Syracuse third in Sicily for infections

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There are 1,551 new cases registered against 8,844 swabs processed
on the island according to yesterday’s bulletin.
The previous day the new positives were 1,776.
The positivity rate rises to 17.5%, the previous day it was 7.6%.

The region is in fourth place for infections. The current positives are 52,562 with an increase of 858 cases.
The healed are 1,022 while the victims are 6 and bring the total deaths to 11,121.

625 hospitalized patients35 more than the previous day, in intensive care there are 26, four more than the day before.

Here are the contagion data recorded at the provincial level: Palermo 772, Catania 528, Syracuse 131, Messina 93, Agrigento 85, Trapani 84, Ragusa and Caltanissetta 52, Enna 19.

There are 16,571 new infections from Covid recorded in the last 24 hours in Italy, according to data from the Ministry of Health.
Yesterday there were 30,526.
The victims are 59, an increase compared to 18 yesterday.
A total of 79,375 swabs were performed, including antigenic and molecular, with the positivity rate of 20.9%, up more than a point from 19.1% yesterday.

On the other hand, 209 patients are hospitalized in intensive care, 10 more than yesterday in the balance between income and expenses.
The daily admissions are 23.
The hospitalized in the ordinary wards are 4,585, or 187 more than yesterday.
The current positives are 574,649, which is 18,699 less in the last 24 hours.
A total of 17,896,065 Italians have been infected since the beginning of the pandemic, while the deaths rise to 167,780.
The discharged and healed are 17,153,636, with an increase of 35,545.

Pregliasco: “With Omicron 5 it is not enough to have done 3 doses of vaccine and have had Covid”

New wave of Covid, the peak will be in late July. Word of the virologist Fabrizio Pregliasco to A Sheep Day on Radio1.
«We are in the middle of the new wave of Covid-19 and the peak will be at the end of July.
With Omicron5 it is not enough to have done 3 doses of vaccine and have had Covid », she underlines.
Of Covid, the expert underlines, «we will have to worry about it for a while, unfortunately we have to do it because its very high contagiousness is much higher than measles and chicken pox.
Omicron5 raises and will raise the cases, we will continue to have serious ones, albeit in a proportional way ».

June 20, 2022 | 06:00

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