There are 4,452 coronavirus infections in Italy today, Tuesday 18 May, according to data from the Civil Protection in the region by region bulletin. Since yesterday, another 201 deaths have been recorded in the regions, bringing the total to 124,497. In the last 24 hours, 262,862 swabs were performed, the positivity index dropped to 1.69%. After the decisions on curfews, reopening and zones, today there is a further decline in the number of patients in intensive care in the country: they are 1,689 (-65 since yesterday), with 86 new entries. Ordinary hospitalizations are 11,539 (-485 from yesterday), 3,727,220 recovered (+11,831) and 315,308 currently positive (-7,583). THE DATA OF THE LOMBARDY REGIONS – There are 598 new infections from Coronavirus in Lombardy according to today’s bulletin, May 18. The table refers to another 31 deaths. In the last 24 hours, 992 were discharged or healed. Among the provinces with the highest number of infections Milan at 192, Monza and Brianza 85 and Varese 80.LAZIO – 348 new infections from Covid-19 registered today, May 18, in Lazio, where there are also 14 deaths. The bulletin of the Region reports it. Today in Lazio “out of over 11 thousand swabs (+915) and almost 17 thousand antigenic for a total of over 28 thousand tests, 348 new positive cases (-40) are recorded, deaths are 14 (-3), hospitalized are 1519 (- 44). 1023 healed, intensive therapies are 216 (-19). The slowdown continues, cases, hospitalizations, intensive therapies and deaths decrease. The ratio between positives and swabs is 3%, but if we also consider the antigenic the percentage the number of cases in the city of Rome falls to 204. The slowdown continues, among the best figures of the last 7 months. The slowdown continues, cases, hospitalizations, intensive care and deaths decrease “, underlines the Councilor for Health and Social and Health Integration of the Lazio Region Alessio D’Amato at the end of today’s 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 SARDINIA – There are 61 new coronavirus infections in Sardinia, according to the table of the bulletin of today, May 18. One death was also recorded. In the update of the Regional Crisis Unit, 2,257 more tests were carried out. The people currently hospitalized are 205 (-6), 40 (+1) those in intensive care. There are 13,749 patients in home isolation, 307 more healed. Of the 56,216 positive cases ascertained overall, 14,681 (+14) were detected in the Metropolitan City of Cagliari, 8,553 (+22) in Southern Sardinia, 5,102 (+12) in Oristano, 10,806 (+7) in Nuoro, 17,059 (+6) in Sassari CAMPANIA – There are 598 new coronavirus infections in Campania according to data from today’s bulletin, May 18. There are another 30 deaths, 14 of which occurred in the last 48 hours and 16 previously, but recorded yesterday. In the last 24 hours, 13,029 molecular swabs were processed. The positivity index is equal to 4.58%. Of the 598 new positives, 198 were symptomatic. 6,874 people have died in Campania since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. The new healed are 1,910, the total healed rises to 328,681. In Campania there are 96 Covid patients hospitalized in intensive care, 1,118 Covid patients hospitalized in hospital wards.PUGLIA – 407 new coronavirus infections are today 18 May in Puglia, according to the data of the latest bulletin. There are another 21 deaths. In detail, according to what was announced by the Region that drafted the daily epidemiological bulletin based on information from the Health Promotion department, out of 11,684 tests for coronavirus infection, 407 positive cases were recorded: 125 in the province of Bari, 58 in the province of Brindisi, 71 in the province of Bat, 24 in the province of Foggia, 77 in the province of Lecce, 51 in the province of Taranto, 1 case of resident outside the region. Yesterday the new infections were 145 out of 4,330 swabs. 21 deaths were recorded: 9 in the province of Bari, 2 in the province of Brindisi, 3 in the province of BAT, 2 in the province of Foggia, 5 in the province of Taranto. Same number yesterday. 6,304 people died in Puglia from the epidemic. Since the beginning of the emergency, 2,396,787 tests have been carried out. 203,808 patients recovered while yesterday they were 202,584 (+1,224). The currently positive cases are 36,789 while yesterday they were 37,627 (-838). There are 1,159 hospitalized patients while yesterday they were 1,223 (-64). The total of positive Covid cases in Puglia since the beginning of the emergency is 246,901.TUSCANY – There are 291 coronavirus infections in Tuscany today, May 18, according to data from the region’s bulletin anticipated by governor Eugenio Giani. “We had not had such a low number of new daily positives since January 19, 2021 (241 cases), let’s not let our guard down!”, Writes Giani on social media. “The new cases registered in Tuscany are 291 out of 19,713 tests of which 9,409 molecular swabs and 10,304 rapid tests. The rate of new positives is 1.48% (4.7% on the first diagnoses)”, he adds, highlighting that the vaccines currently administered are 1,722,210 BRANDS – There are 115 coronavirus infections in the Marche today, May 18, according to data from the region’s bulletin. The Health Service has communicated that in the last 24 hours 3535 swabs have been tested: 1845 in the new diagnosis path (of which 669 in the screening with Antigenic pathway) and 1690 in the healed path (with a positive / tested ratio of 6.2%) . There are 115 positives in the new diagnosis process (11 in the province of Macerata, 8 in the province of Ancona, 32 in the province of Pesaro-Urbino, 19 in the province of Fermo, 36 in the province of Ascoli Piceno and 9 outside the region). symptomatic subjects (28 cases detected), contacts in the home setting (13 cases detected), close contacts of positive cases (39 cases detected), contacts in the work setting (1 case detected), contacts involving students of all levels of education ( 3 cases detected), health care pathway screening (1 case detected). For another 30 cases, epidemiological investigations are still being carried out. In the Antigen Screening Pathway, 669 tests were carried out and 9 positive cases were found (to be subjected to the molecular swab). The positive / tested ratio is 1% .BASILICATA – There are 85 new coronavirus infections in Basilicata according to data from the bulletin today, May 18. There are another 3 deaths. Updating the overall data, the currently positive Lucanians are 4,732 (-55), of which 4,623 in home isolation. 19,858 people residing in Basilicata recovered from the beginning of the health emergency and 546 died. There are 109 hospitalized patients (-6): at San Carlo di Potenza 31 in the infectious disease ward, 30 in pulmonology, 3 in emergency medicine, 3 in Covid internal medicine, 5 in intensive care; at the Madonna delle Grazie hospital in Matera 23 in the infectious disease ward, 10 in pulmonology, 0 in Covid internal medicine and 4 in intensive care. There is a slight increase in the number of beds occupied in intensive care, 9 (+1). Since the beginning of the health emergency, 345,345 molecular swabs have been analyzed, of which 317,001 were negative, and 198,183 people were tested.FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA – 42 new infections from Covid-19 registered today, May 18, in Friuli Venezia Giulia. Of these, 32 cases were detected on 3,848 molecular swabs, with a positive rate of 0.94%. While the 6 with 3,423 performed antigenic rapid tests (0.18%). Today there are 2 deaths, admissions to intensive care units remain stable at 15 while those in other departments drop to 65. This was communicated by the deputy governor with responsibility for Health, Riccardo Riccardi. The total deaths amounted to 3,770.ABRUZZO – There are 33 new coronavirus infections in Abruzzo according to data from the bulletin today, May 18. There are another 3 deaths, bringing the total deaths in the region to 2,460 since the start of the covid-19 pandemic. There are a total of 73,295 positive cases for the virus registered in Abruzzo. There are 13 positives under the age of 19, of which 3 resident in the province of L’Aquila, 1 in the province of Chieti and 9 in the province of Teramo. Of the deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, 2 refer to deaths that occurred in recent days and communicated only today by the Asl.VALLE D’AOSTA – There are 9 new infections from Coronavirus in Valle d’Aosta according to today’s bulletin, May 18. The table refers to another dead person. Since the beginning of the emergency, the overall total of patients affected by Covid is 11,402. Twenty-six hospitalized for Covid, three of which in intensive care, while 358 are in home isolation. There are 10,546 healed today, 63 more than yesterday, the swabs carried out to date are 124,283, 845 more, of which 29,754 processed with a rapid antigen test. There have been 469 deaths in the Region since the beginning of the emergency.EMILIA ROMAGNA – There are 331 coronavirus infections in Emilia Romagna today, May 18, according to data from the region’s bulletin. Since yesterday, another 19 deaths have been recorded. Since the beginning of the Coronavirus epidemic, 380,246 cases of positivity have been recorded in Emilia-Romagna, 331 more than yesterday, out of a total of 24,655 swabs performed in the last 24 hours. The percentage of new positives on the number of swabs made since yesterday is 1.3%. There are 149 patients admitted to intensive care (-7 compared to yesterday), 1,003 those in the other Covid departments (-59) .CALABRIA – There are 108 new coronavirus infections in Calabria, according to the table of today’s bulletin, May 18. There were no deaths. In the Region, to date, 765,740 subjects have been subjected to tests for a total of 831,812 swabs performed (more tests can be performed on the same subject). The people who tested positive for Coronavirus are 64,811 (+108 compared to yesterday), the negative ones 700,929, according to the daily data relating to the Covid-19 epidemic communicated by the Health Protection Department, which register +3 intensive therapies, +404 recovered / discharged and zero deaths LIGURIA – There are 80 new infections from Coronavirus in Liguria according to today’s bulletin, May 18. The table refers to another 7 deaths. In the last 24 hours, 233 people recovered or discharged in the Region. Among the provinces with the highest number of new cases Genoa at 27, La Spezia at 19, Imperia at 17 and Savona at 11.SICILIA – There are 411 new coronavirus infections in Sicily, according to the table of today’s bulletin, May 18. Another 22 deaths have also been recorded, bringing the total deaths since the beginning of the pandemic to 5,689. In the Region there are 198,783 discharged / healed (+792) and 16,293 the current positives (-403).