Palermo, Covid outbreaks at the regional health department and the ASP in via Cusmano

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Covid outbreaks at the regional councilorship in piazza Ottavio Ziino in Palermo and at the Asp Palermo in via Giacomo Cusmano.
The Usca intervened to perform swabs and ascertain the level of spread of the infection.
The spread of the virus is always very high in the Sicilian capital.
Only yesterday in the city and in the province 2,000 new positives were registered.
Also other outbreaks that in recent days have occurred in various hospital wards of the Palermo hospitals.

In the week of March 7-13, the contagion curve rose again

In the week from 7 to 13 March in Sicily there was an increase in the epidemic curve.
The incidence of new cases is 42,602 (+ 36.3%), with a cumulative value of 881.35 / 100,000 inhabitants.
The rate of new positives higher than the regional average was recorded in the provinces of Agrigento (1242 / 100,000 inhabitants), Ragusa (1119 / 100,000) and Trapani (1110 / 100,000).
The age groups most at risk are those between 11 and 13 years (1754 / 100,000 inhabitants), 14 and 18 years (1712 / 100,000) and between 6 and 10 years (1569 / 100,000).
the data are provided by the health activities department and epidemiological observatory.
General Manager The declining trend of new hospitalizations is consolidated for the ninth consecutive week, therefore there is an acute epidemic situation with an increasing incidence but a steadily decreasing hospitalization.
As for the vaccination campaign, the data refer to the week from 9 to 15 March.

The trend of vaccinations

In the age group 5-11 years, those vaccinated with at least one dose amounted to 28.15%, while 74,274 children completed the primary cycle, equal to 23.59%.
The over 12 vaccinated with at least one dose amounted to 89.82%.
The percentage of those who have completed the primary cycle is 88.35% of the regional target.
There are 865,934 citizens who can carry out the booster administration but have not yet done so.
Overall, 2,611,661 vaccinated with additional dose / booster equal to 75.10% of those entitled.
The Nuvaxovid (Novavax) vaccine has also been available at the vaccination centers of each province since February 28, and the booster dose has begun since March 1 for those over 12 with marked impairment of the immune response and who have already completed the primary vaccination cycle.
with three doses of at least 120 days.
Since March 1, 738 fourth dose administrations have been performed and, since the same date, 932 administrations with the Nuvaxovid (Novavax) vaccine have been performed.

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