Covid: 998 new positives in Sicily, 16 deaths Rate at 4%

There are 998 new Covid19 positives in Sicily out of 24,958 swabs processed, with an incidence of 4.0%, in line with the national average. The region is seventh for the number of daily infections.

The victims have been 16 in the last 24 hours and bring the total to 4,746. The number of current positives is 25,346 with 894 more cases than yesterday; the healed are 88.

In hospitals there are 1,282 patients, 40 more than the previous day, those in intensive care are 157, 3 less than yesterday. The distribution in the provinces sees Palermo 396 new cases, Catania 138, Messina 88, Syracuse 59, Trapani 40, Ragusa 29, Caltanissetta 73, Agrigento 88, Enna 87.