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Covid today Emilia, 1,117 infections and 6 deaths: 1 December bulletin

Byeditorial

Dec 1, 2021

There are 1,117 new coronavirus infections in Emilia Romagna according to today’s bulletin, 1 December. There are also another 6 deaths. Since the beginning of the epidemic, 457,044 positive cases have been recorded in the Region, 35,981 the total number of swabs performed in the last 24 hours. The percentage of new positives on the number of swabs made since yesterday is 3.1%. The six deaths are divided as follows: one in the province of Piacenza (a 79-year-old man), one in the province of Bologna (an 82-year-old man), one in Ferrara (a 64-year-old man) and three in the province of Forlì-Cesena (a 92-year-old woman and two men, aged 72 and 80, respectively). In total, there have been 13,797 deaths in the region since the beginning of the epidemic. These are the data relating to the progress of the epidemic in the region. Meanwhile, the anti-Covid vaccination campaign continues, extended to all citizens over 12 years of age. The progressive count of vaccine administrations carried out can be followed in real time on the Emilia-Romagna Region portal dedicated to the subject, which also indicates how many vaccination cycles have been completed and the additional doses administered. At 3 pm a total of 7,444,868 doses were administered; out of the total, 3,557,864 people have completed the vaccination cycle. The third doses are 552.388. The control and prevention activity continues: of the newly infected, 474 are asymptomatic identified in the context of regional contact tracing and screening activities. Overall, among the new positives 425 were already in isolation at the time of the swab execution, 399 were identified within already known foci. The average age of new positives today is 40.1 years. Of the 474 asymptomatic, 239 were identified thanks to contact tracing, 5 with serological screening, 55 through tests for risk categories introduced by the Region, 9 through pre-admission tests. The epidemiological investigation is still in progress for 166 cases. The contagion situation in the provinces sees Bologna with 244 new cases, followed by Ravenna (169) and Rimini (160); then Ferrara (129), Forlì (110) and Reggio Emilia (103); then Piacenza (47), the Imola district (44), Cesena (43); finally Parma (37) and Modena (31 cases). In the last 24 hours, 22,454 molecular swabs were performed, for a total of 6,632,796. In addition to these, there are also 13,527 rapid antigen tests. As for the total number of people healed, they are 410 more than yesterday and reach 421,737. The active cases, that is the actual patients, are today 21,510 (+701). Of these, people in isolation at home, i.e. those with mild symptoms that do not require hospital treatment or are symptom-free, are a total of 20,767 (+718), 96.5% of the total number of active cases. intensive are 76 (+1 compared to yesterday), 667 those in the other Covid departments (-18). In the area, patients admitted to intensive care are distributed as follows: 2 in Piacenza (-2 compared to yesterday); 5 in Parma (unchanged); 3 in Reggio Emilia (-1); 7 in Modena (+2); 20 in Bologna (-2); 6 in Imola (unchanged); 9 in Ferrara (-1); 15 in Ravenna (+3); 3 in Forlì (unchanged); 1 in Cesena (unchanged); 5 in Rimini (+2). These are the cases of positivity in the area since the beginning of the epidemic, which refer not to the province of residence, but to the one in which the diagnosis was made: 27,610 in Piacenza (+47 compared to yesterday, of which 23 symptomatic), 34,150 in Parma (+37, of which 18 symptomatic), 53,337 in Reggio Emilia (+103, of which 86 symptomatic), 75,683 in Modena (+31, of which 6 symptomatic), 95,621 a Bologna (+244, of which 113 symptomatic), 15,037 cases in Imola (+44, of which 29 symptomatic), 27,742 in Ferrara (+129, of which 56 symptomatic), 37,767 in Ravenna (+169, of which 117 symptomatic) , 21,300 in Forlì (+110, of which 96 symptomatic), 23,868 in Cesena (+43, of which 29 symptomatic) and 44,929 in Rimini (+160, of which 70 symptomatic). Compared to what was communicated in recent days, 3 cases were eliminated, positive for antigen test but not confirmed by the molecular swab.

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