Covid: 7,470 positive, 45 victims

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– ROME, AUGUST 21 – There are 7,470 Covid test positives identified in the last 24 hours, according to data from the Ministry of Health. Yesterday there were 7,224. On the other hand, there are 45 victims in one day, slightly down from 49 yesterday.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been 4,478,691 cases and 128,728 deaths. The discharged and healed were 4,216,542, with an increase of 5,462 compared to yesterday, while the current positives rise to 133,421 with an increase of 1,959 cases in the last 24 hours.

There are also 255,218 molecular and antigenic swabs for the coronavirus carried out in the last 24 hours in Italy, compared to 220,656 yesterday. The positivity rate is 2.93%, down slightly from 3.2% yesterday. There are also 466 patients admitted to intensive care, 11 more than yesterday in the balance between entries and exits. The daily admissions are 40 and the hospitalized with symptoms in the ordinary wards are 3,733, compared to yesterday they are 41 more. (HANDLE).