At a national level, the occupancy rate of beds by Covid patients in the non-critical area wards of hospitals remains at 5%. But in 7 regions there is an increase of 1%. And they are: Abruzzo (reaches 4%), Campania (7%), Emilia Romagna (5%), Lazio (7%), Molise (2%), Puglia (4%) and Sicily, which it reaches 14% just below the 15% threshold, indicated as one of the parameters for the color change of the regions. And if the island exceeds 15% it risks returning to the yellow zone from Monday 16.
While the Veneto sees a decline of 1%. This is what emerges from the daily monitoring of the National Agency for Regional Health Services (Agenas) relating to 9 August.
According to the data of Agenas, in general it is in the central-southern regions that a greater weight of the virus is still seen in the medical area. Sicily, in fact, is followed by Calabria (at 11%), Basilicata, Campania, Lazio and Sardinia (at 7%).
This, in detail, is the occupation of beds in the infectious disease, internal medicine and pulmonology wards by Covid patients, compared to the total of those available: Abruzzo (+1, reaches 4%), Basilicata (+ 1%, reaches 7%), Calabria (+ 1% reaches 11%), Campania (+ 1%, reaches 7%),), Emilia Romagna (+ 1%, reaches 5%), Friuli Venezia Giulia (2 %), Lazio (+ 1% reaches 7 %%), Liguria (3%), Lombardy (4%), Marche (5%), Molise (+ 1%, reaches 2%), Bolzano (2%) , Trento (3%), Piedmont (2%), Puglia (+ 1%, reaches 3%), Sardinia (7%), Sicily (13%), Tuscany (5%), Umbria (4%), Valle d’Aosta (4%) and Veneto (-2, back to 2%).
And the employment rate of intensive care by Covid patients grows by 1% in 4 regions: Emilia Romagna (which reaches 4%), Lazio (which reaches 7%), Lombardy (which reaches 3%) and Tuscany (which reaches 5%). Even the national value, after weeks of stability, marks + 1%, reaching 4%. Sardinia remains stable at 11%, above the 10% threshold, one of the new parameters for color change. On the other hand, a minus sign for the autonomous Province of Trento which returns to zero.
Incidence of cases
And the number of weekly infections per 100,000 inhabitants for the week 2-8 August is 68.91 at the national level, up from the 63.65 recorded from July 26 to August 1. But three regions exceed 100: Sardinia (142.03), Tuscany (119.73) and Sicily (104.55). This was noted by the National Agency for Regional Health Services (Agenas), in a new section of the daily monitoring, just published online, dedicated to one of the indicators provided for in the new parameters that determine the transition to the yellow zone of the regions.