• Covid, Bertolaso: epidemic trend in Lombardy extremely worrying

  • Bologna and Modena in the red zone from 4 March, the province of Ancona from Wednesday

  • Covid.

    Molise, the governor asks for the red zone


03 March 2021 "The data in Lombardy are extremely worrying, we have a couple of provinces that are in the red zone to all intents and purposes, many resuscitations are full of Covid cases, at the" Ospedale in Fiera there are 57 hospitalized resuscitators, to whom follows that of Brescia, which has 30. There are very heavy statistics. "

he says

Guido Bertolaso

, the coordinator of the anti Covid vaccination campaign in Lombardy, today at the Palazzo Pirelli press conference to explain the measures approved by the Government on vaccinations anti-Covid.

"It seems to me that all of Italy, except Sardinia, is approaching the red zone with long strides".

Bertolaso ​​still states, but he also specified that he is not "more worried about Lombardy than other regions".

Fontana: "Objective 170 thousand vaccines a day"

Whether Lombardy will pass into the red zone or not "the data that will arrive from the CTS will tell you."

The president of the Lombardy Region, Attilio Fontana, closes the allegations about a change in color due to the increase in infections and focuses on how to carry out the vaccination campaign.

The goal announced today at a press conference, together with the vice president and councilor for Welfare Letizia Moratti, is to get 170,000 vaccinations per day, reaching at least 6.6 million people, out of the 10.2 million resident citizens. 

Emilia Romagna takes cover

Signed today the ordinance with which the Emilia-Romagna Region, in agreement with the mayors and on the basis of the data provided by the Health Authorities, establishes the entry in the red band, starting from tomorrow, 4 March, and until March 21, of all the municipalities of the metropolitan city of Bologna and the province of Modena and the dark orange area for those of the province of Reggio Emilia.

The point on the measure, decided to face the growing and rapid spread of infections due to the new variants, even among the youngest, and to protect the hospital network, was made this morning in a press videoconference from the headquarters of the Region, in Bologna, with the president Stefano Bonaccini.

All the restrictive measures announced to contain the epidemiological curve have been confirmed, with a clarification made necessary after yesterday's approval of the new Dpcm, in force since 6 March.

The regional ordinance will start the suspension of nursery schools and nursery schools (both state and municipal) from 6 March, as well as the closure of personal services activities such as hairdressers and barbers, the same that provides for the new Dpcm for red areas throughout the country.

Bonaccini: "In Bologna and Modena Rt above 1.25"

"It is absolutely necessary to contrast and limit the contagion with restrictive and timely measures, without which the epidemic curve would continue to grow even in the orange zone. In the two provinces that with the 'ordinance we will turn red, the RT is already above 1.25, and the hospitals, where, moreover, since last summer we have tripled the intensive care units and strongly strengthened the Covid wards, are suffering ".

"In agreement with the mayors, whom we all met together, and whom I thank for the great collaboration provided, and on the basis of the data of our regional health care, we decided to act immediately: in two days - concluded Bonaccini - the 'analysis of the national control room, which could bring Emilia-Romagna to the red zone from the following Monday, but we couldn't wait any longer ".

Marche: Ancona in the red band

Until Friday, the province of Ancona is in the red band.

This was decided by the governor of the Marche Region, Francesco Acquaroli, with an ordinance that will expire together with the Dpcm still in force.

"For the following period we will issue a new provision - explained Acquaroli -, as soon as the definitive text of the new Dpcm is known, which will come into force on Saturday 6 March".

The president explained that "the situation is constantly changing and is constantly monitored".