The number of Covid-19 positives in Italy is down today: they are 6,513, against 6,619 yesterday. The number of swabs performed is equal to 264,860, around 13 thousand more than yesterday. The positivity rate drops to 2.4% from 2.7% twenty-four hours ago.
The number of deaths is now 16 (-2 on yesterday), bringing the total number since the start of the pandemic to 128,063. This is what emerges from the daily bulletin of the Ministry of Health.
On the hospitalization front, there is an increase but less than yesterday: +39 versus +82, for a total of 1,851 patients with symptoms at the moment; the people admitted to intensive care are currently 214, +13 on yesterday, and there are 25 daily admissions against 20 yesterday.
Currently positive people in Italy are 87,285, almost five thousand more than yesterday; those in home isolation 85,220, again almost five thousand more. The discharged healed are so far 4,134,680, two thousand more than yesterday.
The region that today records the highest number of new cases of positivity is Sicily, with 901 (yesterday 724), then Lombardy with +777 (yesterday +678), Lazio with +742 (yesterday +845), Emilia Romagna with +700 (yesterday +544), Tuscany with +641 (yesterday +720) and with +629 there is Veneto which yesterday with 1,046 was the region with the most new cases.