` – The downward trend in Covid cases in Italy continues. In the last 24 hours, there have been 2,079 new infections, against the previous 2,199. With 205,335 swabs (218,738 yesterday) the positivity rate remains at 1%.
However, there is an increase in the number of deaths, today 88 against the previous 77, for a total of 126,855 victims since the beginning of the epidemic. This is what emerges from the daily bulletin of the Ministry of Health.
Hospitalizations are always decreasing, with intensive therapies that are 35 fewer (yesterday .26), with 30 admissions of the day (yesterday 24), and dropped to 6626. Ordinary hospitalizations are 229 less (yesterday .303), in total there are 4,153.
The region with the most cases today is still Lombardy with +352 (yesterday +322), followed also today by Sicily (+284, yesterday 320), by Campania with +209 (yesterday +257), Emilia Romagna with +194 and Tuscany with +174. Total infections thus rise to 4,239,868.
I 7,616 healed, less than yesterday (8,912), for a total of 3,943,704. The number of currently positive patients is still decreasing, 5,626 fewer (yesterday .6,791): the patients still active are now 169,309. Of these, 164,530 are in home isolation, 5,362 fewer than in the previous 24 hours.