There are 979 new coronavirus infections in Puglia, according to the table in today’s bulletin, May 8. There are also 21 other deaths. The new positive cases for covid 19 are on the rise today in the face of a slight decline in tests. Deaths remained essentially stable. The healed continue to increase at a constant rate and therefore the decline in the current positives and in hospitalized continues, according to the data of the daily epidemiological bulletin drawn up by the Region, based on information from the Department of Health. Today, 979 infections have been detected on 11,543 swabs. Yesterday there were 870 new cases out of 11,686 tests. 21 deaths were recorded. Yesterday there were 20 dead. In all, 6,078 people lost their lives to Covid.