` – They are 5,140 new Covid cases in Italy in the last 24 hours, stable compared to the previous day (5,143), with 258,929 swabs, 21,000 more. So much so that the positivity rate drops slightly from 2.2% to 2%. The deaths are 5 (on 23 July there were 17), for a total of 127,942 victims since the beginning of the epidemic.
Hospitalizations are on the rise: intensive care is 17 more (the day before .3), with 21 admissions on the day, the highest figure for over a month, and rose to 172. In the medical area there are 36 more admissions (the day before +70), 1,340 in all. This is what emerges from the daily bulletin of the Ministry of Health.
The The region with more cases is still Lazio with 845 infections– Followed by Sicily (+626), Veneto (+576), Lombardy (+574) and Emilia Romagna (+468). The total cases thus rise to 4,312,673. The healed are 1,362 (the day before 1,239), for a total of 4,122,208 since the beginning of the pandemic. The currently positive ones increased by 3,771 units (compared to +3,886 the previous day), and returned to above 60 thousand, to 62,523 in all, of which 61,011 in home isolation.