Variant covid in Italy, “to date, at this moment, there are seven cases. And all attributable to the known case which basically generated six further family cases”. Thus Franco Locatelli, president of the Higher Health Council and coordinator of the Scientific Technical Committee, spoke at the ‘Live in Courmayeur’ organized by SkyTg24. “At the moment, fortunately – he continued, referring to Omicron – there is no diffusion in the country, in Italy the Delta is still predominant”, he said again. “In South Africa, Omicron – he explains – has taken over the Delta and has increased the percentage of infections. It has greater contagious power, but this does not mean greater power to cause serious disease and it does not mean that it will evade vaccines”, specified the coordinator of the Cts. “The photograph of today tells us that the situation in Italy is among the most favorable in Europe. And basically, apart from Spain and Sweden, we are the country with the lowest cumulative incidence”, he stressed.