` – They are 7,260 new Covid cases in Italy in the last 24 hours, stable compared to 7,162 yesterday and above all to 7,270 last Thursday, index of a curve that is flattening out. There are 206,531 swabs, 20 thousand less than yesterday, so much so that the positivity rate rises from 3.2% to 3.5%. The deaths are 55 (yesterday 69), for a total of 128,634 victims since the beginning of the epidemic.
Hospitalizations are still on the rise: ICUs are 18 more (yesterday +19) with 40 admissions a day, and rise to 460, while ordinary hospitalizations are 68 more (yesterday +87), 3,627 in all. This is what emerges from the daily bulletin of the Ministry of Health.
The region with the most cases today is still Sicily, which has been increasing sharply for days, with 1,377 infections, followed at a distance by Tuscany (+844), Campania (+647), Lombardy (+627), Veneto (+588), and Emilia Romagna (+576). The total cases thus rise to 4,464,005. The healed are 5,465 (yesterday 7,424), for a total of 4,204,869 since the beginning of the pandemic. The number of currently positive people rises again, 1,720 more (yesterday -334), and there are 130,502 in all, of which 126,415 in home isolation.