Covid Italy, 2,437 infections and 24 deaths: bulletin 17 October

There are 2,437 new infections from Coronavirus in Italy today, October 17, according to Covid data region by region of the Civil Protection bulletin and the Ministry of Health. Recorded another 24 deaths. 381,051 swabs carried out in the last 24 hours, with a positivity rate that remains stable at 0.6%. 2,386 hospitalized (-15), 349 patients in intensive care (-3).

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Here is today’s data, region by region:

LOMBARDY – There are 297 new coronavirus infections in Lombardy according to today’s bulletin, 17 October. Also recorded 2 other deaths. There are 47 new cases in the city of Milan. 213 cases discovered with molecular tests, 84 with antigen tests. According to daily monitoring, 289 covid patients are hospitalized, two more than yesterday.

Those in intensive care decrease: they are 52, three fewer than yesterday, considering the two deaths and one discharged. In all, 203 are discharged and recovered, while the currently positive ones amount to 8,344 (+92).

LAZIO – There are 288 new coronavirus infections in Lazio according to today’s bulletin, 17 October. Also recorded 2 other deaths. There are 116 new cases in Rome. “Today in Lazio out of 9,181 molecular swabs and 17,090 antigenic swabs for a total of 26,271 swabs, there are 288 new positive cases (+66), 2 deaths (-3), 307 hospitalized ( +9), 49 intensive care (-1) and 206 recovered. The ratio between positives and swabs is 1.0% “, Alessio D’Amato, Councilor for Health of the Lazio Region, announced in a note.

“The vaccination campaign in Lazio has exceeded 90% of the adult population, with over 84% of over 12 who have completed the vaccination process. Lazio has vaccination coverage rates among the highest in Europe. green pass. When 90% of the over 12s are reached, the obligation can be reviewed “, continues the note. As for the third dose, 50 thousand doses have been administered to the over 80s and over 12% of the over 80 population has already received the green pass. third dose.

CAMPANIA – There are 313 coronavirus infections in Campania today, October 17, 2021, according to the covid data of the region’s bulletin. There are no deaths. New cases were identified on 20,883 swabs. There are 178 covid patients admitted to hospital in a non-critical area. In intensive care, however, 18 people.

EMILIA ROMAGNA – There are 244 new coronavirus infections in Emilia Romagna according to today’s bulletin, 17 October. There are also 2 other deaths. Since the beginning of the epidemic, 427,870 positive cases have been registered in the Region. 20,908 swabs performed in the last 24 hours. The percentage of new positives on the number of swabs made since yesterday is 1.1%.

In total, there have been 13,532 deaths in the region since the beginning of the epidemic. Meanwhile, the anti-Covid vaccination campaign continues, extended to all citizens over 12 years of age. At 2 pm a total of 6,691,967 doses were administered; out of the total, 3,404,776 people have completed the vaccination cycle.

VENETO – There are 253 coronavirus infections in Veneto today, October 17, 2021, according to the covid data of the Civil Protection bulletin. There are no deaths, deaths from the beginning of the emergency remain 11,800. The current positives are 8,978 (-74), while the discharged / recovered are 453,911 (+ 327),

ABRUZZO – There are 39 new positives in Abruzzo, aged between 3 and 84 years. There is a death, a 90 year old from the province of L’Aquila; there was also a victim yesterday, an 89 year old from Chietino. In the past few hours, 2,164 molecular swabs and 9,861 antigen tests have been performed.

1,420 are currently positive (+31), 53 hospitalized in the medical area (+3), 5 in intensive care (unchanged), 1,362 in home isolation (+28). A total of 77,919 are healed (+7). The new positives are resident in the province of L’Aquila (20), Chieti (12), (2), Teramo (3), residence under investigation (2).

CALABRIA – There are 71 coronavirus infections in Calabria today, October 17, 2021, according to the covid data of the region’s bulletin. There are 2 deaths. New cases were identified on 3,165 swabs performed. The other numbers of the bulletin: +124 recovered, -55 currently positive, -47 in isolation, -5 hospitalized and, finally, -3 intensive care (for a total of 11).

VALLE D’AOSTA – There are 8 new coronavirus infections in Valle d’Aosta according to today’s bulletin, 17 October. On the other hand, there are no new deaths. In the Region there are no intensive care admissions, while those in hospital are 4 and 103 patients in home isolation.

FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA – Today in Friuli Venezia Giulia, on 1,943 molecular swabs, 30 new infections have been detected with a positive percentage of 1.52%. There are also 11,353 rapid antigenic tests carried out, from which 2 cases (0.02%) were detected. Today there are no deaths, 7 people remain hospitalized in intensive care while 39 patients are hospitalized in other departments. This was announced by the deputy governor of the Region with responsibility for Health Riccardo Riccardi.

The deaths totaled 3,832, with the following territorial subdivision: 831 in Trieste, 2,026 in Udine, 680 in Pordenone and 295 in Gorizia. The totally healed are 110,118, the clinically healed 32 and 858 people in isolation. Since the beginning of the pandemic in Friuli Venezia Giulia, a total of 114,886 people have been positive (the total of cases has been reduced by two units following a review of positive tests, one relating to the territory of Trieste and one to that of Gorizia) with the following territorial subdivision: 23,710 in Trieste, 52,770 in Udine, 23,038 in Pordenone, 13,769 in Gorizia and 1,599 from outside the region.

TUSCANY – There are 232 coronavirus infections in Tuscany today, October 17, 2021, according to covid 19 data of the region’s bulletin anticipated by governor Eugenio Giani on Telegram. There are another 6 deaths. “The new cases registered in Tuscany are 232 out of 27,757 tests, of which 8,934 molecular swabs and 18,823 rapid tests.

The rate of new positives is 0.84% ​​(3.0% on first diagnoses) “, Giani writes, adding that the vaccines currently administered in Tuscany are 5,696,542. The average age of 232 new positives today is 45 years. In addition, there are 6 new deaths: 5 men and one woman with an average age of 76.7 years. The healed grow by 0.1% and reach 273,288 (95.6% of total cases). positive today are 5,354, stable compared to yesterday, 219 hospitalized (4 more than yesterday), of which 21 in intensive care (stable).

SARDINIA – There are 9 coronavirus infections in Sardinia today, 17 October 2021, according to the covid data of the region’s bulletin. There are no deaths. The new cases were identified on the basis of 998 people tested. A total of 1248 tests were processed, including molecular and antigenic.

There are 11 patients admitted to intensive care units (1 more than yesterday). There are 50 patients admitted to the medical area (3 fewer than yesterday). There are 1515 cases of home isolation (2 less than yesterday).

PIEDMONT – There are 105 coronavirus infections in Piedmont today, 17 October 2021, according to the covid data of the region’s bulletin. There are 4 deaths. The new cases (41 of which after antigenic tests) are equal to 0.3% of 36,382 swabs performed, of which 33,384 antigenic. Of the 105 new cases, 70 were asymptomatic (66.7%).

There are 16 hospitalized in intensive care (-1 compared to yesterday). Patients not in intensive care are 181 (-1 compared to yesterday). There are 3,144 people in home isolation. The diagnostic swabs processed so far are 7,616,432 (+36,382 compared to yesterday), of which 2,287,471 tested negative.

A total of 370,687 patients recovered (+77 compared to yesterday).


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