• Babies and infants infect 40% more than adolescents

  • Coronavirus: 5,273 new cases with 238,073 swabs and 54 deaths

  • In the United States, over a thousand deaths from Covid in 24 hours, never like this since April

  • WHO: 4.4 million new cases of Covid in the last week

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18 August 2021

The updated situation in Italy and in the world



Data on the pandemic in Italy. Today there are 7,162 new cases with 226,423 swabs and 69 deaths. The positivity rate rises to 3.1%. Yesterday 5,273 cases with 238,073 swabs (rate at 2.2%) and 54 deaths. 



The

Sicily 

is still the region where there are more cases, with 997 new infections. In

Lazio

703 new cases and 6 deaths. There are 692 new cases and 2 deaths in

Veneto

. In

Lombardy

today there are 671 infections. In

Emilia-Romagna

445 cases and three deaths. In

Sardinia

429 new cases and 5 deaths. In

Calabria

279 new cases and 3 deaths. In the

Marche

205 new cases of 'Covid-19'. In

Abruzzo

143 new positives. In

Friuli Venezia Giulia

128 new infections. In

Trentino

56 new cases. In

Valle d'Aosta

, 23 new positive cases were detected.


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