surge in new cases, in Trieste the infections are more than 150 out of 261

Today in Friuli Venezia Giulia, on 5,086 molecular swabs, 243 new infections were detected with a positive percentage of 4.78% (yesterday 2.77%). There are also 17,958 rapid antigenic tests carried out, from which 18 cases were detected (0.10%, yesterday 0.13%). Today there is a death (an 81-year-old man from Tolmezzo who died in hospital in Udine); the number of people hospitalized in intensive care has dropped to 8, while 58 patients are hospitalized in other departments (+8). This was announced by the deputy governor of the Region with responsibility for Health Riccardo Riccardi.

The deaths totaled 3,849, with the following territorial subdivision: 842 in Trieste, 2,028 in Udine (+1), 682 in Pordenone and 297 in Gorizia. The totally healed are 110,756 (+90), the clinically cured 34 and 1,470 people in isolation (+161). Since the beginning of the pandemic in Friuli Venezia Giulia, a total of 116,175 people have been positive (the total number of cases has been reduced by one unit following the review of the test) with the following territorial subdivision: 24,378 in Trieste (+155), 53,051 in Udine (+57), 23,198 in Pordenone (+18), 13,927 in Gorizia (+27) and 1,621 from outside the region (+3).

With regard to the personnel of the regional health service, the following positives were found: in the Giuliano Isontina university health agency (Asugi) an administrative assistant, a medical director, a nurse and a social health worker; in the Friuli Centrale University Health Authority (Asufc) a therapist, a laboratory technician and a nurse; in the maternal-child Irccs Burlo Garofolo of Trieste a nurse and a midwife; in the Cro of Aviano of a radiology technician. Finally, with regard to residential structures for the elderly, no infections were recorded among the guests, while the positivity of two operators (Trieste and Gorizia) were detected.