A collapse in the last 50 days of hospitalizations and intensive care. This is what the independent monitoring of the Gimbe Foundation revealed in the week 19-25 May, compared to the previous one. A further decrease of new cases emerges (30,867 against 43,795) and deaths (1,004 against 1,215). There is also a decrease in currently positive cases (268,145 against 315,308), people in home isolation (258,265 against 302,080), hospitalizations with symptoms (8,557 against 11,539) and intensive care (1,323 against 1,689) “. “If the curves of hospitalized patients in the medical and intensive care departments – underlines Nino Cartabellotta, president of the Gimbe Foundation – are falling faster thanks to the effect of vaccination coverage in the most advanced age groups, that of people in home isolation, in younger average, decreases more slowly “.” For the tenth consecutive week – he continues – the new weekly cases continue to decline, partly due to the reduced circulation of the virus, as documented by the reduction in the postitive-cases tested ratio, partly due to the growing decrease in testing activity “. Compared to the previous week, in fact, the report “records a decrease of 12.2% of people tested (-69.010) and of 24.9% compared to two weeks ago (-165.241). reduction and in 8 Regions (Abruzzo, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Liguria, Molise, Autonomous Province of Trento, Sardinia, Umbria and Veneto) the weekly incidence of cases is less than 50 cases / week per 100,000 inhabitants “.” The trend of hospitalized patients – points out Renata Gili, Head of Research on Health Services of the Gimbe Foundation – continues to decline on a regular basis with the national average employment which stands at 14% for the medical area and 15% for intensive care: all the Regions remain below the respective alert thresholds of 40% and 30% “. “Even admissions to intensive care – explains Marco Mosti, operational director of the Gimbe Foundation – continue to decrease: the 7-day moving average this week has further reduced to 57 admissions per day”.