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Rt and zones, government-Regions meeting on Wednesday

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May 10, 2021

The analysis of the parameters that determine the RT and the color change of the regions at the center of the meeting between the government and the Regions scheduled for Wednesday 12 May. A meeting, which should be attended by the Minister of Health Roberto Speranza and the Minister of Regional Affairs Mariastella Gelmini, preceded by a meeting of the technicians to consider some of the proposals. Read also According to what is learned, the presidents’ will is to consider not the spread rate of the infection for the attribution of colors, as has happened so far, but the hospital RT. “I think it is reasonable and decisive to evaluate the use of new parameters with respect to RT to determine color bands and new openings. Today we are facing a completely different situation. The scenario has changed: the categories at risk have been made safe. , and the percentage of immunized citizens grows every day “, says Undersecretary for Health Andrea Costa.” It would be a mistake – explains Costa – not to rebalance the weight of RT with the use of other parameters. are, for example, that of the hospital RT and that of the index linked to vaccination: based on the numbers we are obtaining with the vaccination plan, we could link certain reopenings to the number of inoculated doses and the percentage of immunization of certain age groups , I think of the over 80, 70, 60, the guests of the RSA, the frail “, he adds. “In short, the most vulnerable groups. All this – he concludes – would allow us, first of all, to present a concrete and understandable parameter to citizens and would assign greater credibility to the choices”.