There are 240 coronavirus infections in Emilia Romagna today, October 16, 2021, according to the covid data of the region’s bulletin. There are 2 deaths. The new positives were identified on a total of 29,351 swabs performed in the last 24 hours. The percentage of new positives on the number of swabs made since yesterday is 0.8%. The average age of new positives today is 47.6 years. Of the 75 asymptomatic, 56 were identified thanks to contact tracing, 15 through tests for the risk categories introduced by the Region, 3 through pre-hospitalization tests. The epidemiological investigation is still underway for 2 cases. ‘As for the total people healed, there are 522 more than yesterday and they reach 399,355. The active cases, that is the actual patients, are now 14,741 (-284). Of these, people in isolation at home, that is, those with mild symptoms that do not require hospital treatment or are symptom-free, total 14,415 (-265), 97.8% of the total number of active cases.