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Covid Italy today, 5,741 infections and 164 deaths: May 20 bulletin

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May 20, 2021

There are 5,741 coronavirus infections in Italy today, Thursday 20 May, according to data from the Civil Protection in the region by region bulletin. Since yesterday, another 164 deaths have been recorded in the regions, bringing the total to 124,810. In the last 24 hours, 251,037 swabs were performed, the positivity index was 2.3%. With Italy almost all in the yellow zone, waiting for tomorrow’s report, here is today’s news on the coronavirus pandemic. THE DATA OF THE REGIONILATIONS There are 558 new coronavirus infections in Lazio according to the data of the bulletin today, 20 May. There are another 10 deaths. The Rt index fell to around 0.8. In Rome, there are 306 new covid cases. “Today, out of over 11,000 swabs in Lazio (-4,348) and over 13,000 antigenic swabs for a total of almost 25,000 tests, there are 558 new positive cases (+92), cases are increasing. total deaths (-6). 1,035 recovered, a reduction in the number of hospitalized patients equal to 1,394 (-60). Intensive care is 210 (-5). The ratio between positives and swabs is 4.9%, but if we consider even the unsanitary the percentage drops to 2.2% “, explains the councilor for health of the Lazio Region, Alessio D’Amato. “Cases are increasing, deaths, hospitalizations and intensive care are decreasing,” he adds. There are currently 30,138 Covid-19 positive in Lazio, of which 1,394 are hospitalized, 210 in intensive care and 28,534 in home isolation. Since the beginning of the epidemic, 300,033 people have been cured, 8,063 dead out of a total of 338,234 cases examined.As regards vaccines, since midnight today in Lazio, reservations for vaccinations dedicated to the age groups 47/44 years are open (born 1974/1977). Meanwhile, over 2.8 million doses have been administered, about 40% of the population received the first dose and 20% the second. D’Amato then announces that “AstraZeneca Open Day has started with a virtual ticket for over 40s (born in 1981 and previous years).” PIEDMONT There are 426 coronavirus infections in Piedmont today, May 20, according to data from the region’s bulletin. Since yesterday, another 10 deaths have been recorded. The new cases (of which 43 after antigenic tests), equal to 2.3% of 18,522 swabs performed, of which 9,858 antigenic. Of the 426 new cases, 168 were asymptomatic (39.4%). There are 121 hospitalized patients in intensive care (-12 compared to yesterday). There are 1,001 patients not hospitalized in intensive care (- 74 compared to yesterday). There are 7915 people in home isolation. The diagnostic swabs processed so far are 4,761,572 (+ 18,552 compared to yesterday), of which 1,593,841 tested negative. 10 deaths of people positive for the Covid-19 test reported by the Unit of the Piedmont Region Crisis, none of which occurred today. The total is now 11,559 deaths tested positive for the virus, 1,557 Alessandria, 701 Asti, 428 Biella, 1,436 Cuneo, 938 Novara, 5,519 Turin, 516 Vercelli, 369 Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, in addition to 95 residents outside the region, but died in Piedmont. A total of 340,827 patients healed (+799 compared to yesterday), 27,050 Alessandria, 16,283 Asti, 10,390 Biella, 49,227 Cuneo, 26,224 Novara, 183,178 Turin, 12,559 Vercelli, 12,138 Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, in addition to 1,394 extra-regions and 2,384 In the definition phase CAMPANIAS There are 649 new coronavirus infections in Campania according to the bulletin of today, May 20. Another 40 deaths have also been recorded, with 14 deaths occurring in the last 48 hours and 26 previously, but reported yesterday. The molecular swabs analyzed are 12,627. The total deaths in Campania since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic is 6,933. The new healed are 1,574, the total healed is 331,774. In Campania there are 93 Covid patients hospitalized in intensive care, 1,061 Covid patients hospitalized in hospital wards.VENETO There are 293 coronavirus infections in Veneto today, May 20, according to data from the region’s bulletin. Since yesterday, another 8 deaths have been recorded. New cases were identified on 32,273 swabs, with a positivity rate of 0.90%. Total hospitalizations per covid are 903 (-38): 804 (-24) in non-critical area, 99 (-14) in intensive care FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIAS There are 41 coronavirus infections in Friuli Venzia Giulia today, May 20, according to data from the regional bulletin. 2 other deaths reported. On 3,543 molecular swabs 36 new infections were detected with a positive percentage of 1.02%. There are also 1720 rapid antigenic tests carried out, from which 5 cases (0.29%) were detected. Two previous deaths, hospitalizations in intensive care units drop to 11 as well as those in other departments drop to 60, as reported by the deputy governor of Friuli Venezia Giulia with responsibility for Health, Riccardo Riccardi. The total deaths amount to 3,775: 809 in Trieste, 2,003 in Udine, 672 in Pordenone and 291 in Gorizia. The totally healed are 91,850, the clinical healed 5,635 and the people in isolation today drop to 5,329. Since the beginning of the pandemic in Friuli Venezia Giulia, a total of 106,660 were positive: 21,102 in Trieste, 50,542 in Udine, 20,853 in Pordenone, 12,973 in Gorizia and 1,190 from outside the region. In the sector of residences for the elderly, no cases of positivity were detected among the people housed in the regional structures or among health workers within the same structures. On the regional health system front, in the Friuli Centrale University Healthcare Company (Asufc) a nurse is positive for the virus. PUGLIAS There are 386 coronavirus infections in Puglia today, May 20, according to data from the region’s bulletin. Since yesterday, another 30 deaths have been recorded. According to the table, the new positive cases for Covid19 are slightly down compared to an insignificant decrease in the number of tests. The number of deaths rises again. The rhythm of the newly recovered is always consistent and therefore the current positives are in sharp decline as well as the patients who are approaching to drop below one thousand. 207,173 patients recovered while yesterday they were 205,261 (+1,912). The currently positive cases are 34,205 while yesterday they were 35,761 (-1,556). There are 1,027 hospitalized patients while yesterday they were 1,118 (-91) .ABRUZZO There are 62 coronavirus infections in Abruzzo today, May 20, according to data from the region’s bulletin. Since yesterday, another 2 deaths have been recorded. Among the new cases (aged between 2 and 98 years) there are 18 positives under the age of 19, of which 4 resident in the province of L’Aquila, 1 in the province of Pescara, 7 in the province of Chieti and 6 in the province of Teramo, as communicated by the Regional Health Department specifying that the death toll of patients does not register new cases. As a result of realignment, 2 deaths were eliminated incorrectly counted: the total is therefore 2463. The number of positive cases also includes 65021 discharged / cured (+215 compared to yesterday). The currently positive in Abruzzo (calculated by subtracting the total of positives , the number of discharged / recovered and deceased) are 5943 (-152 compared to yesterday). Since the start of the Coronavirus emergency, a total of 1083897 molecular swabs have been performed (+3452 compared to yesterday) and 448841 antigen tests (+1399 compared to yesterday). The positivity rate, calculated on the sum of molecular swabs and antigen tests of the day, is equal to 1.3 percent. 181 patients (-19 compared to yesterday) are hospitalized in non-intensive care; 16 (-2 compared to yesterday with 1 new admission) in intensive care, while the other 5746 (-131 compared to yesterday) are in home isolation with active surveillance by the ASL. Of the total positive cases, 18388 are resident or domiciled in the province of L’Aquila (+11 compared to yesterday), 19119 in the province of Chieti (+28), 18030 in the province of Pescara (+4), 17136 in the province of Teramo (+19), 573 outside the region (+2) and 181 (-2) for which origin checks are underway. BASILICA There are 54 new coronavirus infections according to today’s bulletin, 20 May. No new deaths registered. 1.112 the molecular swabs carried out. The Lucanians recovered or negativized are 88. Updating the overall data, the Lucanians currently positive are 4,569 (-37), of which 4,472 in home isolation. 20,136 people resident in Basilicata recovered from the beginning of the health emergency and 548 died. TUSCANY There are 559 coronavirus infections in Tuscany today, May 20, according to the data of the region’s bulletin anticipated by the governor Eugenio Giani on the socia ” cases recorded in Tuscany are 559 out of 22,045 tests of which 12,148 molecular swabs and 9,897 rapid tests. The rate of new positives is 2.54% (6.9% on the first diagnoses) “, writes Giani, adding that the vaccines currently administered are There are 214 coronavirus infections in the Marches today, May 20, according to data from the region’s bulletin. The Health Service announced that 3834 swabs were tested in the last 24 hours: 2165 in the new diagnosis path (of which 457 in the screening with the Antigenic pathway) and 1669 in the healed path (with a positive / tested ratio of 9.9%) The positives in the new diagnosis path are 214 (36 in the province of Macerata, 44 in the province of Ancona, 66 in the province of Pesaro-Urbino, 15 in the province of Fermo, 31 in the province of Ascoli Piceno and 22 outside the region). include symptomatic subjects (37 cases detected), contacts in the home setting (54 cases detected), close contacts of positive cases (61 cases detected), contacts in the work setting (4 cases detected), contacts in the living / social environment (1 case detected), contacts with the involvement of students of all educational levels (11 cases detected) and 1 case from outside the region. For another 45 cases, epidemiological investigations are still being carried out. In the Antigen Screening Pathway, 457 tests were carried out and 20 positive cases were found (to be subjected to the molecular swab). The positive / tested ratio is 4%. VALLE D’AOSTAS There are 18 new coronavirus infections in Valle d’Aosta according to the data of today’s bulletin, 20 May. There have been no deaths in the past 24 hours. Total COVID cases in the region since the start of the pandemic have risen to 11,443. The current positives are 344 (- 10 compared to yesterday), of which 23 hospitalized and 321 in home isolation. On the other hand, no patient was admitted to intensive care. The healed are 10,638, an increase of 28 units compared to yesterday, the swabs carried out to date are 125,323 (+ 471), of which 30,312 carried out with rapid unsanitary tests. From the beginning of the epidemic to today, 471 deaths have been registered in Valle d’Aosta of people who tested positive for Covid. SARDINIA There are 47 new coronavirus infections in Sardinia according to data from the bulletin today, 20 May. There have been no deaths in the past 24 hours. 4,534 swabs have been tried since yesterday. Currently hospitalized patients are 194 (-1), while those in intensive care are 37 (-1). There are 13,438 people in home isolation and 154 more healed. Of the 56,332 positive cases ascertained, 14,710 (+14) were detected in the metropolitan city of Cagliari, 8,580 (+8) in Southern Sardinia, 5,130 (+19) in Oristano , 10,814 in Nuoro, 17,084 (+7) in Sassari.