The incidence of Covid  19 in Italy continues to decline

The incidence of Covid 19 in Italy continues to decline

In its latest part, the top health authority of this country also stated that the Rt index, which represents the average number of people who can become infected, increased from 0.91 in the period from December 28, 2022 to January 10, 2023 0.91 is down 0.89, relative to the previous report, below the epidemic threshold of 1.0.

Hospital admissions for Covid-19 in Italy are also down, according to that report, as the ICU employment rate fell to 2.3 percent from 3.1 percentage points a year earlier, according to data as of Jan. 12, while in general areas it declined in this phase from 10.1 to 7.9 percent.

On January 18, the Federation of Sanitary Institutions of that country (Fiaso) reported that Italy had recorded a drop in income due to this disease for the fifth consecutive week.

La Fiaso pointed out in his analysis that hospital admissions fell by 19.0 percent over the past seven days, a much larger drop than the 9.0 percentage point recorded in the previous period.

In normal hospital wards, the decrease was 17.0 percentage points, but was more pronounced in the intensive care unit, where the number of patients fell by 44.4 percent compared to the number of patients reported in the previous report.

For its part, the Gimbe Health Studies Foundation also estimated a 38.2 percent drop in cases in the last week analyzed, with only 84,060 infected, compared to the 135,000 recorded in the previous seven days.

Nino Cartabellotta, president of this body, stressed that the positive cases decreased, which amounted to 353,643, with a decrease of 52,539 compared to those reported in the previous part, a decrease of 12.9 percent.

Cartabellotta reported that new cases continued to fall in all regions, from a 10.9 percent drop in the autonomous province of Bolzano to a 50.3 percentage point drop in Liguria.