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Palermo – Covid – In the last week, a slight decrease in infections according to Dasoe

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In the week from March 28 to April 3, according to the data released by the Dasoe bulletin, a slight decrease in new infections continues to be recorded.
The incidence is equal to 40,331 (-8.49%): the rate of new positives higher than the regional average is regislocated 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 decreasing again 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 it.
A total of 2,677,722 vaccinated with additional dose / booster are equal to 75.90% of those entitled.
fourth dose administrations (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.