Covid Tuscany, the data of May 23: 450 new infections, hospitalizations rise – Chronicle

Florence, May 23, 2022 – In Tuscany there are 1,141,775 i cases of positivity to Coronaviruss, 450 more than yesterday (155 confirmed with molecular swab and 295 by rapid antigen test).

The big picture

New cases are 0.04% more than the previous day’s total. The healed grew by 0.1% and reached 1,099,874 (96.3% of total cases). Today 841 molecular swabs and 3,029 rapid antigenic swabs were performed, of which 11.6% were positive. On the other hand, 837 subjects tested today (with antigenic and / or molecular swabs, excluding control swabs), of which 53.8% were positive. The currently positive are 31,848 today, -3.5% compared to yesterday. The hospitalized are 366 (16 more than yesterday), of which 17 in intensive care (stable). Today they register 13 new deaths: 6 men and 7 women with an average age of 83.2 years. The average age of 450 new positives today is approximately 46 years (17% are under 20, 19% between 20 and 39, 32% between 40 and 59, 23% between 60 and 79, 9% have 80 years or older).

Cases on the territory

The following are the cases of positivity in the area with the change from yesterday (155 confirmed with molecular swab and 295 by rapid antigenic test). There are 317,372 total cases to date in Florence (114 more than yesterday), 78,425 in Prato (36 more), 91,559 in Pistoia (31 more), 56,083 in Massa_Carrara (15 more), 119,727 in Lucca (65 more), 131,133 in Pisa (26 more), 101,423 in Livorno (57 more), 104,159 in Arezzo (27 more), 80,412 in Siena (50 more), 60,927 in Grosseto (29 more). 555 positive cases were reported in Tuscany, but residing in other regions. There are 182 cases found today in the ASL Center, 162 in the North West, 106 in the South East. Tuscany is in 8th place in Italy in terms of number of cases (including residents and non-residents), with about 30,918 cases per 100,000 inhabitants (Italian average about 29,117 per 100,000, yesterday’s figure). The provinces of notification with the highest rate are Florence with 31,787 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, Pistoia with 31,545, Pisa with 31,373, the lowest Grosseto with 27,968.

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People in isolation

Overall, 31,482 people are in isolation at home, as they have mild symptoms that do not require hospital care, or are symptom-free (1,168 fewer than yesterday, minus 3.6%).

The hospitalizations

The people hospitalized in the beds dedicated to Covid patients today are a total of 366 (16 more than yesterday, up 4.6%), 17 in intensive care (stable compared to yesterday).

People healed

There are 1,099,874 people healed overall (1,589 more than yesterday, plus 0.1%): 0 people clinically cured (stable compared to yesterday), that is, who became asymptomatic after presenting clinical manifestations associated with the infection and 1,099,874 (1,589 more than yesterday, plus 0.1%) declared healed in all respects, the so-called viral healings, with negative swab.

The deaths

Regarding the province of residence, the 13 people who died are: 6 in Florence, 1 in Prato, 1 in Pistoia, 1 in Pisa, 2 in Livorno, 2 outside Tuscany. 10,053 have died since the beginning of the epidemic as follows: 3,164 in Florence, 834 in Prato, 898 in Pistoia, 654 in Massa-Carrara, 942 in Lucca, 1,108 in Pisa, 736 in Livorno, 656 in Arezzo, 534 in Siena , 388 in Grosseto, 139 people died on Tuscan soil but were residents outside the region. The Tuscan raw mortality rate (number of deaths / resident population) for Covid-19 is 272.2 per 100,000 residents against 280.2 per 100,000 of the Italian average (10th region). As for the provinces, the highest mortality rate is found in Massa-Carrara (344.5 per 100,000), Florence (316.9 per 100,000) and Prato (314.4 per 100,000), the lowest in Grosseto ( 178.1 per 100,000).

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