Covid, infections as in February: 132,274 cases in one day, 94 deaths. More hospitalizations even in intensive care

from Paola Caruso

Data for Tuesday 5th July. After the threshold of 100,000 infections in 24 hours, it had not happened for five months. The positivity rate rises to 28.5% with 464,732 swabs. Admissions: +355. Intensive care: +20

I’m 132,274 new cases of Covid in Italy (yesterday there were 36,282, here the bulletin). It goes up like this at least 18.938.771 the number of people who have contracted the SARS-CoV-2 virus (including recovered and died) since the outbreak began. THE deaths today I am 94 (yesterday 59), for a total of 168,698 victims from February 2020.

People recovered or discharged they are altogether 17.682.801 And 64,828 those that have become negative in the last 24 hours (yesterday 27,590). The positive current – the subjects who have the virus – turn out to be in everything 1,087,272equal to +68.093 compared to yesterday (+9.236 the day before).

The swabs and the scenario

THE total swabs (molecular and antigenic) processed are 464.732, or 334,824 more than yesterday when it was 129,908. The 28.5% positivity rate (the approximation of 28.46%); yesterday it was 27.9%.

The trend of the curve still rising, exceeding 100,000 infections in 24 hours (the weekly peak should occur tomorrow). To see a similar figure, that is over 100,000, you have to go back five months, to be precise to February 8 or al February 1st (over 133 thousand), when the curve was downhill.

According to the Undersecretary of Health Pierpaolo Sileri, the descent of this pandemic wave will begin in a couple of weeks. The famous plateau will be there in mid-July, then cases will begin to drop, said Sileri, a guest of Omnibus on La7. Specifying: At the moment there are no new squeezes planned. We look with optimism at the possibility of a vaccine updated in the fall and look forward to the end of this wave. While the health minister Roberto Speranza announced for the autumn the extension of the age for the fourth dose (now foreseen for the frail and the elderly), speaking today at the Fiaso conference.

Lombardy to have the greatest number of new infected: the region marks +19,037 cases. Campania is followed by +18,663 cases, Lazio with +13,555 cases, Veneto with +12,206 cases and Puglia +11,642 cases.

In France the most critical situation with infections that continue to increase: here today over 200 thousand cases have been recorded in 24 hours.

The health system

The hospitalizations in every area are increasing. The beds occupied in ordinary Covid wards I am +355 (yesterday +436), for a total of 8.003 hospitalized. The beds occupied in intensive care I am +20 (yesterday +12) – this is the balance between people who entered and left in one day – for a total of 323 seriously ill, with 53 admissions to resuscitation (yesterday 27).

The cases region by region

The data provided below, broken down by region, concerns the number of new cases registered in the last 24 hours. Here the table with the overall data provided by the Ministry of Health.

Lombardy: +19,037 cases (yesterday +3,249)
Veneto: +12,206 cases (yesterday +1,998)
Campania: +18,663 cases (yesterday +4,837)
Lazio: +13,555 cases (yesterday +4,777)
Emilia Romagna: +5,493 cases (yesterday +4,070)
Sicily: +9,993 cases (yesterday +3,140)
Piedmont: +7.449 cases (yesterday +1.903)
Puglia: +11.642 cases (yesterday +3.649)
Tuscany: +7.930 cases (yesterday +1.208)
Marche: +3.686 cases (yesterday +1.017)
Liguria: +3.234 cases (yesterday +688)
Abruzzo: +3.590 cases (yesterday +1.015)
Calabria: +3.537 cases (yesterday +1.456)
Friuli Venezia Giulia: +2,607 cases (yesterday +484)
Sardinia: +3.784 cases (yesterday +933)
Umbria: +2,024 cases (yesterday +619)
PA Bolzano: +1,039 cases (yesterday +256)
PA Trento: +840 cases (yesterday +213)
Basilicata: +1.365 cases (yesterday +496)
Molise: +420 cases (yesterday +258)
Valle d’Aosta: +180 cases (yesterday +16)

Here all the bulletins of 2022, here those of 2021 e here those of 2020.

July 5, 2022 (change July 5, 2022 | 18:30)

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Covid, infections as in February: 132,274 cases in one day, 94 deaths. More hospitalizations even in intensive care

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