Covid in Italy, Rt slightly down to 0.97, incidence slightly up to 74 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants. This is what emerges from the draft of the weekly ISS-Ministry of Health monitoring on the progress of the Covid-19 epidemic in Italy. “The number of Regions / Autonomous Provinces classified at moderate epidemic risk is increasing”, even if “no Region / PA presents a high epidemic risk”, reads the draft.
The document indicates that “17 Regions / Pa are classified at moderate risk”, while “the remaining 4 Regions are classified as low risk. Seven Regions / Pa report resilience alerts. None reports multiple resilience alerts”.
Hospitalizations are increasing
“The trend of increasing hospital admissions associated with Covd-19 disease is confirmed”, according to what still emerges from the draft. “The employment rate in intensive care – it reads – is increasing to 6% (daily survey by the Ministry of Health), with the number of people hospitalized increasing from 504 (24 August 2021) to 544 (31 August 2021). Employment rate in medical areas nationwide increases slightly to 7.3%. The number of people hospitalized in these areas is increasing from 4,036 (24 August to 4,252 (31 August) “.