` – The number of new coronavirus cases in Italy is decreasing today: they are 7,224 against 7,260 yesterday (-36). The number of swabs performed is equal to 220,656 (yesterday 206,531) and the positivity index goes down slightly, from 3.5% to 3.3%. The deaths registered today are 49 (yesterday 55), bringing the total number of victims at the beginning of the epidemic in Italy to 128,683.
The current positives are 131,462 (yesterday 130,502), people in home isolation 127,315 (yesterday 126,415). The daily report of the Ministry of Health on the spread of the epidemic.
Intensive care admissions are decreasing, while ordinary ones are increasing
As for hospitalizations, today there is an increase of 65 units, bringing the total to 3,692. Bad intensive care is decreasing of 5, the current hospitalized are 455; daily admissions to this department are decreasing, today they were 26 against 40 yesterday.
Sicily is still the region with the highest number of infections
The region that today marks the largest number of new cases is Sicily with 1,508, followed by Tuscany with +700, by Lazio with +661, by Emilia Romagna with +637, then Campania with + è539, Veneto with +505 and Lombardy with +504. The total number of people tested in Italy so far is equal to 31,964,840, while the total of swabs processed with molecular tests and those processed with rapid antigen tests is currently 81,572,607.