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Covid, a slight decline in infection trend in Sicily: 4,566 new cases, 23 deaths

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Today’s bulletin also confirms the trend that sees Covid infections in Sicily slightly down.
In the last 24 hours, 4,566 new cases have been processed out of 30,734 swabs, with a positivity rate of just under 15%.
Even today the number of beds occupied in hospitals is decreasing: there are 1,001 hospitalized in non-serious wards (-8 compared to yesterday), while in intensive care – where there are nine new admissions – there are 56 patients (+7).

23 deaths have been reported, of which 19 occurred in the last 72 hours while the others refer to past days.
The healed are 6,802 while the current positives become 186,617.
In the provinces 611 new cases registered in recent days are “uploaded”, this is the detail: Palermo 1,335Catania 791, Messina 931, Syracuse 451, Trapani 529, Agrigento 458, Ragusa 323, Caltanissetta 262, Enna 97.

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Covid, weekly bulletin: slight decrease in infections, hospitalizations are decreasing

In the week from March 28 to April 3, a slight decrease in new infections continues to be recorded.
The Asoe regional department says this through a note.
The incidence is 40,331 (-8.49%), with a cumulative value of 834.37 / 100 thousand inhabitants: the rate of new positives higher than the regional average was recorded in the provinces of Messina (1,238), Trapani (935), Agrigento (909) and Caltanissetta (904).
The age groups most at risk are those between 11 and 13 years (1,325 / 100 thousand inhabitants), 6 and 10 years (1,321) and between 14 and 18 years (1,213).
New hospitalizations are once again decreasing and three quarters of patients hospitalized during the week are unvaccinated or with an incomplete vaccination course.

As regards the vaccination campaign, the data refer to the week of March 30 and April 5.
In the 5-11 year range, those vaccinated with at least one dose amounted to 28.01% of the regional target.
In the same age group, 75,320 children (equal to 23.92%) have completed primary school.
Over 12 years vaccinated with at least one dose amounted to 89.94%.
88.64% of the regional target has completed the primary cycle, while 10.06% still remains to be vaccinated.
At the moment there are 850,231 citizens who can carry out the additional administration, but have not yet done so.
Overall the vaccinated with additional dose / booster are 2,677,722 equal to 75.90% of those entitled.

Since March 1, 1,467 fourth dose administrations have been carried out (to over 12 with marked impairment of the immune response and who have already completed the primary vaccination course with three doses of at least 120 days).
Also since 1 March, there have been 1,912 administrations of Nuvaxovid (Novavax) vaccine.

The situation in the rest of Italy (from Today.it)

Today’s bulletin, Wednesday 6 April 2022, records 69,278 new cases compared to 461,448 swabs (antigenic and molecular) carried out with a positivity rate of 15%.
The total Covid cases in Italy, since the beginning of the pandemic, are more than 15 million, 15,035,943 to be precise.
In the last 24 hours there have been 150 deaths: the total victims are 160,253.
Intensive care is decreasing: there are 5 fewer (yesterday -12), with 51 admissions on the day, and down to 466.
Ordinary hospitalizations are also decreasing, minus 82 (yesterday +5), 10,164 in all.

Today’s numbers

  • New cases: 69,278 (yesterday 88,173)
  • Deaths: 150 (yesterday +194)
  • Currently positive: 1,274,286
  • Deaths: 160,253 (+150)
  • Discharged / Healed: 13,601,404 (+69,837) yesterday 13,531,567
  • Hospitalized with symptoms: 10,164 (-82) yesterday 10,246
  • Admitted to intensive care: 466 (-5) yesterday 471
  • Admissions of the day in intensive care: 51, yesterday 57
  • Buffers: 204,108,807 in total (+461,448)
  • Total cases: 15,035,943 (+ 69,278)