Italy Today the last count added another record of new infections since the start of the pandemic 24 hours 98 thousand 30 cases, while the number of deaths was 148,
These figures increase the total of 5.8 million infected and 137 thousand 91 deaths since February 2020.
More than one lakh tests were done in the last 24 hours. Already on Tuesday, Italy had reported a record of the infected: 78,313,
in this rate positivity (Percentage of positivity across all tests) stood at 9.5 per cent this Wednesday, as against 7.57 per cent on Tuesday.
The number of patients admitted to the ward is now 10,578, 489 more than on Tuesday, and 1,185 are in ICU, 40 more.
Scientific Technical Council (cts), the body that advises italian government In the pandemic, it met on Wednesday to review rules on quarantines, after regions presidents said they were terminated for those vaccinated with three doses when they had close contact with a positive. Is.
Regional presidents fear the rapid spread of the Omicron variant will cripple some activities in the country, where some 2.5 million people are currently isolated. coronavirus,
Experts are keen to eliminate the quarantine for those vaccinated with only booster doses who work in essential services, although they must wear masks fpp2 For a week, according to Italian media.
after the meeting of ctsThe Italian government has convened a council of ministers to study this and other measures, such as requiring all workers to have a reinforced health certificate (obtained with vaccinations or after passing through the disease and not with COVID tests) . Now, this certificate is required to enjoy leisure activities or to consume in restaurants and bars.
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