Down the covid infections in Italy: the epidemiological situation in the country continues to improve, which from Monday will see Sardinia, Molise and Friuli Venezia Giulia in the white zone. “There is a decreasing trend in the incidence in all the regions in the last 14 days: we are 47 cases out of 100 thousand compared to 66 cases out of 100 thousand in the previous week” underlines Silvio Brusaferro, president of the Higher Institute of Health (Iss) at a press conference on the analysis of the data of the regional monitoring of the control room. “Data that indicate a continuous decrease, even if there are still Regions with 80 cases out of 100 thousand”. Read also “Italy is in orange on the EU map and ahead of the decrease in cases, which is taking place in European countries, but Italy has a downward increase in the incidence over 14 days”. And, he adds, “week after week the average age of infections decreases, we are at 39 years compared to 40 last week. The average age of those hospitalized is also decreasing, from 62 to 60 years. The data show that the vaccination campaign on the elderly is bearing fruit and also signals the need for young people to be vaccinated “underlines Brusaferro, adding that the predominant Covid variant” is the English one which is basically predominant throughout the country at 88%; the Brazilian it has grown to 7.3%, the South African variant is 0.35 and the Indian one is 1% “.