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Covid Italy, today 5,218 infections and 218 deaths: 21 May bulletin


May 21, 2021

There are 5,218 coronavirus infections in Italy today, May 21, according to region-by-region data from the Civil Protection. Since yesterday, another 218 deaths have been registered in the regions. In the last 24 hours, 269,744 swabs were performed, the positivity rate was 1.9%. 51 patients have entered intensive care with coronavirus in the last 24 hours while, considering the people discharged, in resuscitation the total number of hospitalized decreases to 1,469, 75 fewer than yesterday. There are 458 fewer hospitalized patients in 24 hours, so the total number of patients in the covid wards drops to 9,925.

Read also THE DATA OF THE REGIONS OF SARDINIA – There are 42 new coronavirus infections today 21 May in Sardinia, according to the data of the latest bulletin. There are another 3 deaths. The extra swabs performed are 3,184, 186 (-8) patients in hospital, 35 (-2) those in intensive care. There are 13,319 people in home isolation, 175 more healed. Of the 56,374 positive cases ascertained overall, 14,725 (+15) were detected in the Metropolitan City of Cagliari, 8,592 (+12) in Southern Sardinia, 5,136 (+6) in Oristano, 10,814 in Nuoro, 17,093 (+9) in Sassari. LAZIO – There are 471 new infections from Coronavirus in Lazio according to today’s bulletin, 21 May. The table refers to another 11 deaths. There were 29,659 tests between molecular and antigenic. The healed have been 1,671 since yesterday. Employment in intensive care units decreased by 5. “The ratio between positives and swabs is 3.3%, but if we also consider the antigenic the percentage drops to 1.5%, the cases in Rome city are at 258. The risk level drops to ‘low'” says the ‘Lazio Regional Health Councilor Alessio D’Amato CALABRIA – There are 253 new coronavirus infections in Calabria, according to the table of today’s bulletin, 21 May. Also recorded 4 other deaths. In the Region, to date, 773,638 subjects have been subjected to tests for a total of 841,708 swabs performed (more tests can be performed on the same subject). The people who tested positive for Coronavirus are 65,555 (+253 compared to yesterday), those negative 708,083, according to the daily data relating to the Covid-19 epidemic communicated by the Health Protection Department, which also register 27 people in intensive care (stable compared to yesterday) and 232 recovered / discharged.PUGLIA – 365 coronavirus infections were detected today, May 21, in Puglia, according to data from the region’s bulletin. Since yesterday, another 18 deaths have been recorded. New cases were identified on 8,415 swabs carried out for coronavirus infection. The number of hospitalized patients falls below one thousand. This is the picture of the daily epidemiological bulletin, drawn up by the Region on the basis of information from the Health Promotion department. Of the 92 infections were in the province of Bari, 65 in the province of Brindisi, 38 in the province of Bat, 56 in the province of Foggia, 73 in province of Lecce, 40 in the province of Taranto, 1 case of unknown province of residence. Yesterday there were 386 new cases out of 8,679 tests. The dead 12 in the province of Bari, 2 in the province of Brindisi, 2 in the province of Bat, 2 in the province of Lecce. Yesterday the dead were 30. A total of 6,360 people lost their lives. 208,578 patients recovered while yesterday they were 207,173 (+1,405). There are 33,147 cases currently positive while yesterday they were 34,205 (-1,058). VALLE D’AOSTA – No deaths and 13 new coronavirus infections in Valle d’Aosta today, May 21, according to data from the region’s bulletin. The current positives are 325, – 19 compared to yesterday, of which 22 hospitalized and 303 in home isolation. On the other hand, no patient is hospitalized in intensive care. Compared to yesterday, the healed increased by 32 units while the swabs carried out to date are 112,746, + 423, of which 30,584 processed with rapid unsanitary tests. The deaths of people tested positive in Covid Valle d’Aosta since the beginning of the emergency are 471. FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA – There are 38 new coronavirus infections in Friuli Venezia Giulia, according to the table of today’s bulletin, 21 May. Also recorded 2 other deaths. In the Region, out of 4,912 molecular swabs, 30 new infections were detected with a positive percentage of 0.61%. Furthermore, 1,873 rapid antigenic tests have been carried out, from which 8 cases (0.43%) were detected. Today there is a death to which a previous one is added, there are 12 hospitalizations in intensive care while those in other departments drop to 55, according to what communicates the deputy governor of Friuli Venezia Giulia with responsibility for Health, Riccardo Riccardi. in total they amount to 3,777. The totally healed are 91,954, the clinically healed 5,640 and the people in isolation today drop to 5,260. Since the beginning of the pandemic in Friuli Venezia Giulia, a total of 106,698 people have been positive BASILICATA – In Basilicata there are 62 new cases of Sars Cov-2 positive (60 are residents), out of a total of 1,087 molecular swabs, and there is 1 death. This was announced by the regional task force with the usual daily bulletin. There are 178 Lucanians who have been cured or negativized. Updating the overall data, the currently positive Lucanians are 4,450 (-119), of which 4,359 in home isolation. 20,314 people residing in Basilicata recovered from the beginning of the health emergency and 549 died. There are 91 (-6) hospitalized in Lucanian hospitals: at San Carlo di Potenza 30 in the infectious disease ward, 26 in pulmonology, 2 in emergency medicine, 0 in Covid internal medicine, 3 in intensive care; at the Madonna delle Grazie hospital in Matera 17 in the infectious disease ward, 11 in pulmonology, 0 in Covid internal medicine and 2 in intensive care. The number of beds occupied in the intensive care unit has remained unchanged, are 5. Since the beginning of the health emergency, 348,797 molecular swabs have been analyzed, of which 320,269 were negative, and 199,545 people were tested. After monitoring the weekly incidence of infections in the individual Municipalities of Basilicata, the President of the Region Vito Bardi signed an order revoking the red zone measures in the Municipalities of Anzi and Pietrapertosa, in the province of Potenza, which then return to yellow zone.VENETO – There are 274 coronavirus infections in Veneto today, May 21, according to data from the region’s bulletin. Since yesterday, another 14 deaths have been recorded. New cases were identified on 31,295 swabs, the positivity rate is 0.87%. The covid hospitalized overall are 868 (-35). In the non-critical area 770 people (-34), patients in intensive care are 98 (-1). TUSCANY – 392 coronavirus infections in Tuscany today, 21 May, and 11 deaths. The new cases (significantly less than yesterday’s 559) bring the total number of positivity recorded since the beginning of the health emergency fifteen months ago to 238,734. There are 12,288 people currently positive across the region, 4.5 percent less than yesterday and about half compared to a month ago. Of these, 837 are hospitalized (40 fewer in twenty-four hours, down by 4.6 percent), of which 148 in intensive care (ten fewer, down by 6.3 percent). The number of people recovered is also growing, another 955, reaching 219,845: 92.1 percent of the cases recorded to date, 0.4 percent more than yesterday. And they are healed in all respects: not only without symptoms or clinical manifestations associated with the infection, but also from a viral point of view, all certified with a negative swab. Eleven deaths are reported in today’s bulletin: eight men and three women, with an average age of 84.4 years.MARCHE – There are 176 coronavirus infections in the Marche today, May 21, according to data from the region’s bulletin. The Health Service announced that 3168 swabs were tested in the last 24 hours: 1627 in the new diagnosis path (of which 374 in the screening with the Antigenic pathway) and 1541 in the healed path (with a positive / tested ratio of 10.8%) The positives in the new diagnosis path are 176 (34 in the province of Macerata, 15 in the province of Ancona, 86 in the province of Pesaro-Urbino, 6 in the province of Fermo, 29 in the province of Ascoli Piceno and 6 outside the region). include symptomatic subjects (32 cases detected), contacts in the home setting (41 cases detected), close contacts of positive cases (58 cases detected), contacts in the workplace setting (8 cases detected), contacts in the living / social environment (1 case detected), contacts in the care setting (1 case detected), contacts with the involvement of students of all educational levels (12 cases detected), health care pathway screening (1 case detected). For another 22 cases, epidemiological investigations are still being carried out. In the Antigen Screening Pathway, 374 tests were carried out and 13 positive cases were found (to be subjected to the molecular swab). The positive / tested ratio is 3% .ABRUZZO – There are 67 coronavirus infections in Abruzzo today, May 21, according to data from the region’s bulletin. Since yesterday, another 2 deaths have been recorded. Among the new cases, aged between 9 months and 89 years, there are 23 positives under the age of 19, of which 13 resident in the province of L’Aquila, 4 in the province of Chieti and 6 in the province of Teramo. The death toll of patients recorded 2 cases and rises to 2465 (these are 2 women from the province of Pescara, whose death dates back to recent days, but it was only communicated today by the ASL) .In the number of positive cases there are also 65198 discharged / healed (+177 compared to yesterday). The currently positives in Abruzzo (calculated by subtracting the number of discharged / recovered and deceased from the total of positives) are 5830 (-113 compared to yesterday). Since the start of the Coronavirus emergency, a total of 1086458 molecular swabs have been performed (+2561 compared to yesterday) and 450388 antigen tests (+1547 compared to yesterday). The positivity rate, calculated on the sum of molecular swabs and antigen tests of the day, is equal to 1.6 per cent. 182 patients (+1 compared to yesterday) are hospitalized in non-intensive care; 15 (-1 compared to yesterday with 0 new entries) in intensive care, while the other 5633 (-113 compared to yesterday) are in home isolation with active surveillance by the ASL. Of the total positive cases, 18419 are resident or domiciled in the province of L’Aquila (+31 compared to yesterday), 19136 in the province of Chieti (+17), 18036 in the province of Pescara (+6), 17147 in the province of Teramo (+11), 574 outside the region (+1) and 181 (unchanged) for which provenance checks are in progress.

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