Covid: Gimbe; in Sicily there is an increase in new cases

(ANSA) – PALERMO, NOVEMBER 28 – In the week from 18 to 24 in Sicily last November there was a worsening of the incidence per 100,000 inhabitants (223.6) and there was an increase in new cases of Covid 19 (4.4% ) compared to the previous week. The number of beds in the medical area is below the national average (11%) while the number of beds in intensive care (3.3%) occupied by Covid-19 patients is above the national average.

This was announced by the weekly monitoring of the Gimbe Foundation, with analyzes of the epidemic trend (new cases, testing, hospitalizations and deaths) and vaccines (newly vaccinated, unvaccinated people, third and fourth doses).

The percentage of the over 5-year-old population who did not receive any dose of vaccine is 13.1% (Italian average 10.5%) to which must be added the temporarily protected population over 5-year-olds, as they recovered from Covid-19 less of 180 days, equal to 1.1%; the percentage of the over 5 year old population who did not receive the third dose of the vaccine is 18.9% (Italian average 11.1%) to which must be added the over 5 year old population healed for less than 120 days, who cannot receive the third dose immediately, equal to 2.6%; the vaccination coverage rate with the fourth dose is 11.7% (Italian average 25%); the population aged 5-11 who completed the vaccination cycle is 27.1% (Italian average 35.3%) to which an additional 3% (Italian average 3.3%) can be added only with the first dose.

Here is the list of new cases per 100,000 inhabitants of the last week divided by province: Enna 255 (+11.4% compared to the previous week), Catania 252 (+7.7% compared to the previous week), Syracuse 237 (+ 12.1% compared to the previous week), Trapani 230 (-1.1% compared to the previous week), Palermo 227 (-1.7% compared to the previous week), Messina 217 (+2.4% compared to the previous week ), Ragusa 193 (+4.5% compared to the previous week), Caltanissetta 181 (+30.4% compared to the previous week) and Agrigento 150 (+3% compared to the previous week). .