Coronavirus, the Government extends the state of emergency to January 31, 2021
October 24, 2020 The situation in the emergency rooms "is dramatic, with very serious criticalities in all regions", "they are besieged by patients with Covid symptoms and there are lines of ambulances waiting". This was stated to the Ansa agency by the president of the Italian Society of Emergency Medicine (Simeu) Salvatore Manca. The Covid departments, he says, "are full and the emergency rooms are becoming" parking "for them," we can no longer hold up. "
Andrea Crisanti, head of Microbiology in Padua, also
an alarm:" In 5 months we have not built a surveillance worthy of the name "and" rapid tests have gigantic problems ".