Covid: 84,700 cases, 63 deaths. 118, increased incidence of pneumonia – chronicle

84,700 new infections with the Covid virus were recorded during the past 24 hours, according to data from the Ministry of Health. Yesterday there were 86,334. victims instead of 63, Down from 72 yesterday. A total of 325,588 swabs, including antigens and molecular, were performed, with a positivity rate of 26%, down from 27.3% yesterday. On the other hand, 275 patients were admitted to intensive care, 11 more than yesterday. The number of daily admissions is 40. 7,035 have been hospitalized in regular wards, or 205 more than yesterday. The number of Italians infected with the Corona virus is currently 965,564, and it has been steadily increasing in recent days. This is evidenced by the data of the Ministry of Health. A total of 18,695,954 infections have been infected since the beginning of the epidemic, while deaths rise to 168,488. The number of those released and recovered reached 1,756,1902, an increase of 49,322.

Cases of SarsCoV2 pneumonia are increasing again in Italy which requires auxiliary ventilation and the official is the latest sub-variant of Omicron, BA.5: the national head of Health Emergency Service 118, Mario Balzanelli. “We’re starting to see things we don’t see anymore: Whereas earlier versions of Omicron survived the lower airways, we’re now starting to see pneumonia caused by Omicron BA.5, which can reach the alveoli.” “Viral forms of pneumonia requiring assisted ventilation” were observed.

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