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Covid Italia, Rezza: “Situation improving but maximum caution”


May 7, 2021

The situation regarding the spread of Coronavirus in Italy is improving, but attention remains high. “There is an improvement trend in the epidemiological situation at the moment” said the director general of Prevention of the Ministry of Health, Gianni Rezza, during the press conference on the analysis of the data of the regional monitoring of the ISS-Ministry of Health . “Of course, the situation always requires the utmost caution, however, apart from the Rt which is more or less stable – it really increases slightly and remains significantly below 1 – the incidence data show a tendency towards a gradual decrease” . Read also “For the first time – he added – we have both the occupation of the posts in the medical area and the occupancy of the intensive care posts, below the critical threshold. There is a certain decongestion of hospital beds. of these effects are due to the measures taken in the weeks preceding the partial and gradual reopening. Part, however, of an initial effect of the vaccination campaign. Especially in the over 80s there would seem to be an effect that could also be lasting, we hope. of comfort “. “There has been an acceleration in the vaccination campaign. We very frequently exceed 500 thousand vaccinations per day, which is extremely positive,” he added. “Of course – Rezza said – we must continue to maintain a cautious attitude because we should see the long effect of this epidemiological improvement, which we hope will persist and which is accompanied by the impact of the vaccination campaign which should be much stronger, especially in the months in May and June. There will be more and more doses of vaccine available and, without prejudice to this pace of the vaccination campaign, we should be able to cover a large part of the population and see an increasingly strong effect “.