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Covid Emilia Romagna, today 875 infections and 15 deaths: May 8 bulletin

Byeditorial

May 8, 2021

There are 875 new coronavirus infections in Emilia Romagna, according to the table of today’s bulletin, May 8. Also recorded 15 other deaths. Since the start of the Coronavirus epidemic, 375,371 cases of positivity have been registered in the Region, 875 more than yesterday, out of a total of 30,214 swabs performed in the last 24 hours. The percentage of new positives on the number of swabs made since yesterday is 2.9%. In the meantime, the anti-Covid vaccination campaign continues, which in this phase concerns the health care staff and the Cra, including inpatients of residences for the elderly, most of them already immunized, the over 80s in home care and their spouses, if they are 80 or older. years, and people aged 65 and over, while from Thursday reservations are also open for 60-64 year olds, with the administration already started. At 2 pm a total of 1,886,312 doses were administered; out of the total, 641,566 are second doses, i.e. people who have completed the vaccination cycle. In the last 24 hours, 15,470 molecular swabs were carried out, for a total of 4,519,158. In addition, there are also 14,744 rapid swabs. As for the total number of people healed, they are 2,809 more than yesterday and reach 324,679. Unfortunately, there are 15 new deaths. In total, 13,007 deaths in the region since the beginning of the epidemic. There are 189 patients admitted to intensive care (-6 compared to yesterday), 1,365 those in the other Covid departments (-51).