COVID, TODAY’S LATEST NEWS FROM ITALY AND THE WORLD
COVID LATEST NEWS TODAY – While the Delta variant continues to spread throughout the world, the vaccination campaign continues in Italy (here the data in real time) and the debate on the mandatory nature of the Green pass, which came into force on Friday 6 August. Below all the latest news on Covid-19 today, Sunday 15 August 2021.
COVID, WHAT HAPPENED YESTERDAY
Palermo, 10-day child positive for Covid – A newborn of just 10 days, originally from Caltanissetta, was transferred to the “Cervello” hospital in Palermo, after having tested positive for Covid. The little boy arrived at the emergency room of Sant’Elia with a high fever. Accompanying him was his aunt, who also tested positive. The baby’s condition would not be serious. Six people hospitalized tonight at Sant’Elia in Caltanissetta with pneumonia, five of which were not vaccinated. Currently, in the province of Caltanissetta, there are 48 patients hospitalized in infectious diseases.
School, agreement found for returning to class – The agreement on the School Safety Protocol was concluded overnight in view of the start of the new year. The draft agreement, reached at the end of a confrontation between trade unions and technicians of the Ministry of Education, concerns free swabs for unvaccinated teachers, the preferential lane for vaccines for school staff and measures to avoid “Chicken coop classes”. (Here the full article)
Close contact quarantine of a positive drops to 7 days – A circular from the Ministry of Health shortened the duration of the quarantine of people with double vaccination from at least 14 days who came into contact with a positive to 7 days.
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