It remains stable the contagion index Rt in Italy in the weekly monitoring of the Istituto Superiore di Sanità and the Ministry of Health on the epidemic of Coronavirus. The index reaches 1.23 against the 1.21 of last week while the incidence remains sharply growing, rising from 98 cases per hundred thousand inhabitants to 125. “The weekly incidence at the national level continues to increase – underlines the ” Istituto Superiore di Sanità – 125 per 100 thousand inhabitants (19/11 / 2021-25 / 11/2021) vs 98 per 100 thousand inhabitants (12/11 / 2021-18 / 11/2021), data from the Ministry of Health. In the period 3 November – 16 November 2021, the mean Rt calculated on symptomatic cases was equal to 1.23 (range 1.15 – 1.30), stable compared to the previous week and above the epidemic threshold. The transmissibility index based on cases with hospitalization is slightly increasing and above the epidemic threshold (Rt = 1.15 (1.11-1.19) at 11/16/2021 vs Rt = 1.09 (1, 04-1.14) to 11/9/2021) ”, says the draft.
The average occupancy rate of intensive care is 6.2% against 5.3% in the previous week. The employment rate in medical areas nationwide rises to 8.1% against 7.1% at 18/10. The highest incidence values occur in the Autonomous Province of Bolzano, with 458.9 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants, and in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, with 346.4 per 100 thousand. Valle d’Aosta follows with 265.5 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants and Veneto with a value of 226.1 per 100 thousand. The regions that report a resilience alert are 10. One region is classified as high risk, 18 regions / ppaa are classified as moderate risk. Among these, a region has a high probability of high-risk progression according to the Ministerial Decree of 20 April 2020.
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