Coronavirus updates on Monday 13 September
Today first day of school for almost 4 million students and the debut of the software platform for the control of the green pass for school staff and parents accompanying children starting at 7 in the morning: at 9, 900 thousand checks had already been carried out.
Meanwhile, there are 4,664 new cases and 34 deaths: here the data from the latest balance sheet for Sunday 12 September (here the bulletins showing the situation since the beginning of the pandemic: here those of 2021, here those of 2020). Here the map of the contagion in the world, being updated.
11.38 – Aifa authorizes the administration of the third dose for the frail and the elderly
The scientific technical commission of the Italian Medicines Agency (following the extraordinary meeting on 9 September) has expressed a favorable opinion on the administration of the third dose of the anti-Covid vaccine (Moderna and Pfizer). vaccination with the completion of currently authorized cycles, the cts deems it appropriate, pending the authorization of Ema, to make the vaccines available in two cases: as additional dose for patients with clinically relevant immunosuppressive conditions (such as transplant recipients) at least 28 days after the last administration and as dose booster in the elderly and in patients hospitalized in Rsa after at least six months from the last administration.
11.23 am – 3,000 classrooms closed in France
In total, just over 3,000 school classes have been closed in France due to the Covid-19 epidemic, a figure that represents just 0.5% of the country’s 540,000 classes, even if it is progressing exponentially: as announced by the Minister of Education, Jean-Michel Blanquer, interviewed by the newspaper The Parisian. Last Tuesday, the minister had reported that the closed classes were 545. We expect an increase in the coming days, then a stabilization, before a decrease, he continued, reporting that 67% of children between 12 and 17 have received one dose and 54% are fully vaccinated.
10.43 am – Pregliasco: I agree with Bianchi, surgical interventions on single classes in case of infections
I agree with Minister Bianchi and I agree with the choice of surgical interventions on the single class. The virologist Fabrizio Pregliasco, a professor at the University of Milan, takes up the words of the Minister of Education Patrizio Bianchi to SkyTg24, that in the case of an infection at school, attention will be paid to that group, to that class, to that school, but it will not be It is more possible to put a whole region into Dad. If there are risks, action is taken in a targeted manner. I also pray to point out the need not to let your guard down: You need a lot of attention from the first days of school, the vaccine is fine but also the mask in the classroom and then the screening tool with salivary swabs.
9.58 am – Headmasters: We were doubtful, but, incredible but true, the platform works
I manage chats with a few thousand principals, we were all very doubtful and I must say that instead the news we have in Rome and in other big cities is quite positive. The platform worked well Cos Mario Rusconi, president of the National Association of Headmasters of Rome and Lazio, spoke to the microphones of the program L’Italia s’ desta on Radio Cusano Campus. For not all people (we are talking about school staff ed) have been uploaded to the platform, also because some have not yet been hired and will be appointed in these hours. In this case, the school still has the possibility to verify the green pass through the app that the restaurateurs also use. Anyway, unbelievable but true, the platform works
9.10 – 900 thousand checks of the Green pass from 7
The platform for the control of the Green pass in schools is active from 7 and there have been over 900 thousand checks. If you consider that not the whole country left, but 4,500 schools out of 8,000, think what an extraordinary result that the Minister of Education Patrizio Bianchi said, arriving at the Carducci primary schools in Bologna for the first day of school. All yesterday we tried it one last time. This is a country that knows how to do things that work, everyone is asking me around Europe. Here the live broadcast in front of the schools in Milan.
8.30 – Vaccinations in Italy – THE POINT – close to 40 million immunized
According to the data published on the platform of the Covid-19 extraordinary commissioner, almost 81 million doses of anti-covid vaccine have been administered to date, for a total of almost 40 million Italians who have completed the immunization cycle (74% of the population over 12)
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