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Covid Italy, today 10,176 infections and 224 deaths: May 8 bulletin


May 8, 2021

There are 10,176 new infections from Coronavirus in Italy, according to the table of today’s bulletin, May 8. In addition, another 224 deaths were recorded. The new cases of covid found today in Italy have emerged after analyzing 338,436 swabs, with the positivity index falling to 3%. In the last 24 hours, another 224 deaths have been recorded, bringing the total number of victims to 122,694 since the beginning of the pandemic. Intensive care admissions are still dropping, where there are now 2,211 people (-42 from yesterday), with 110 new entries. There are 15,799 ordinary hospitalizations (-532 from yesterday), 3,590,107 healed in total (+17,394) and 390,120 currently positive (-7,444), according to today’s data in the bulletin, released by the Ministry of Health, available on the website of the Civil protection. Data from the Regions: FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA – There are 68 new infections in Friuli Venezia Giulia according to today’s bulletin, 8 May. The table refers to another 8 deaths, two of which occurred in the past few days, but registered only today. In the last 24 hours, 4,916 molecular swabs and 2,847 rapid antigenic tests have been performed. The admissions in intensive care units drop to 21 and those in the other departments are also reduced, which are 157. Since the beginning of the pandemic in the Region, 3,740 have been killed.LAZIO – There are 999 new coronavirus infections in Lazio, according to the table of the bulletin today, May 8th. Also recorded 15 other deaths. In the Region, “out of over 16 thousand swabs (+385) and over 23 thousand antigenic for a total of almost 40 thousand tests, there are 999 positive cases (-64), 15 deaths (-2) and +1.354 cured”, reports the councilor for Health Alessio D’Amato, in the bulletin at the end of the videoconference of the regional task force for Covid-19 with the general managers of the ASL and hospitals, university polyclinics and the Bambino Gesù pediatric hospital. “Cases, deaths and hospitalizations are decreasing, while intensive therapies are stable. The ratio between positives and swabs is 6%, but if we also consider the antigenic the percentage drops to 2%. Cases in Rome city are 500 “. 38,190 are currently positive for Covid-19 in Lazio, of which 1,868 hospitalized, 273 in intensive care and 36,049 in home isolation. Since the beginning of the epidemic, 285,123 have been healed, 7,867 deaths and the total number of cases examined is 331,180, according to the updated bulletin of the Lazio Region CAMPANIA – There are 1,415 new coronavirus infections in Campania according to today’s bulletin, May 8. There are also 35 other deaths: 17 deaths occurred in the last 48 hours and 18 occurred previously, but recorded yesterday. 22,197 molecular swabs carried out. The percentage of positive swabs out of the total molecular swabs analyzed is equal to 6.37%. Of the 1,415 new positives, 440 are symptomatic or paucisymptomatic.ABRUZZO – There are 85 new coronavirus infections in Abruzzo according to today’s bulletin, May 8. The table refers to another 6 deaths. 168 people recovered or discharged since yesterday. In the last 24 hours, 3,855 molecular swabs and 3,140 antigen tests have been performed. To date, there are 281 Covid hospitalizations in the medical area, 28 in intensive care and 7,513 in home isolation.BASILICATA – There are 121 new coronavirus infections in Basilicata. There are two other deaths. The new Sars Cov-2 positive cases (117 are resident) out of a total of 1,488 molecular swabs. This was announced by the regional task force. The deceased people resided in Castelluccio Superiore and Pescopagano. 266 Lucanians recovered or negatively affected. Updating the overall data, the currently positive Lucanians are 5,820 (-151), of which 5,664 in home isolation. 17,954 people resident in Basilicata recovered from the beginning of the health emergency and 527 died.EMILIA-ROMAGNA – 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 tampons 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 in the majority already immunized, the over 80s in home care and their spouses, if they are 80 or more, and people aged 65 and over, while from Thursday reservations are also open for 60-64 year olds, with the administrations 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). VALLE D’AOSTA – There are 40 new coronavirus infections today 8 May in Valle d’Aosta, according to data from the latest bulletin. Another death is recorded. In Valle D’Aosta since the beginning of the epidemic, the total number of people affected by Covid-19 is 11,209. The Region’s health update bulletin today notes 605 current positives, -25 compared to yesterday, of which 25 hospitalized, 9 in intensive care, and 571 in home isolation. The healed rose 64 units compared to yesterday reaching 10,142. The swabs carried out to date are 118,570, +701 compared to yesterday, of which 26,243 processed with a rapid antigen test. The deaths of people tested positive for coronavirus in Valle d’Aosta since the beginning of the emergency are 462.PUGLIA – There are 979 new coronavirus infections in Puglia, according to the table of 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 pace 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 the covid.TUSCANY – Coronavirus infections in Tuscany are 676 today, May 8, according to data from the region’s bulletin. Today there are 21 new deaths. The new infected by Covid (652 confirmed with molecular swab and 24 by rapid antigen test) bring the total number to 232,536 since the beginning of the coronavirus emergency. New cases are 0.3% more than the previous day’s total. The healed grew by 0.5% and reached 208,320 (89.6% of total cases). Today, 13,829 molecular swabs and 13,395 rapid antigenic swabs were performed, of which 2.5% were positive. On the other hand, 9,236 subjects were tested today (with antigenic and / or molecular swab, excluding the control swabs), of which 7.3% were positive. The current positives are today 17,843, -1.7% compared to yesterday. The hospitalized are 1,322 (44 fewer than yesterday), of which 214 in intensive care (6 fewer). Of the 21 new deaths, 15 are men and 6 women with an average age of 76. MARCHE – There are 254 coronavirus infections in the Marche today, May 8, according to data from the region’s bulletin. The region, inserted in the yellow zone, will remain in the same band – with free travel and restaurants open for lunch and dinner – also from Monday 10 May. Today the Health Service announced that in the last 24 hours 4758 swabs have been tested: 2652 in the new diagnosis path (of which 635 in the screening with the Antigenic path) and 2106 in the healed path (with a positive / tested ratio of 9.6% The positives in the new diagnosis path are 254 (66 in the province of Macerata, 40 in the province of Ancona, 84 in the province of Pesaro-Urbino, 22 in the province of Fermo, 33 in the province of Ascoli Piceno and 9 outside the region). cases include symptomatic subjects (42 cases detected), contacts in the home setting (59 cases detected), close contacts of positive cases (78 cases detected), contacts in the work setting (3 cases detected), contacts in the living / social environment (2 cases detected), contacts with the involvement of students of all educational levels (18 cases detected) and 1 case from outside the region. For a further 51 cases, epidemiological investigations are still being carried out. In the Antigen Screening Pathway, 635 tests were carried out and 30 positive cases were found (to be subjected to the molecular swab). The positive / tested ratio is 5% PIEDMONT – There are 719 new infections from Coronavirus in Piedmont according to today’s bulletin, May 8. The table refers to another 7 deaths. In the last 24 hours, 26,236 swabs were made, of which 17,760 antigenic with a positive percentage of 2.7%. Since yesterday, there have been 971 healed in the Region. 166 hospitalized in intensive care, four more than yesterday, while those not in intensive care are 1726, 38 fewer than yesterday. There are 11,711 people in home isolation.CALABRIA – There are 334 new Coronavirus infections in Calabria according to today’s bulletin, May 8. The table refers to another 7 deaths. In the last 24 hours there have been 492 recovered or discharged. Intensive therapies are stable