China News Service, February 28. According to Euronet, citing EUN News Agency, the Italian National Institute of Health (ISS) released an epidemic report on the 26th, stating that Italian adolescent students infected with the new crown accounted for 31% of the total number of infections in the country.

Among them, children under the age of 5 accounted for 20% of school-age students infected, 5-11 year-olds accounted for 44%, and 12-19-year-olds accounted for 36%.

Data map: Staff at Milan Railway Station in Italy check passengers' green passes.

  According to reports, according to the statistics of the Italian Ministry of Health, from the start of the new crown pandemic in February 2020 to February 23, 2022, the cumulative number of confirmed cases among Italian students under the age of 19 was 2,805,320, 14,544 hospitalized patients, and intensive care patients. 2339 cases and 48 deaths.

  A new study by the Italian National Institute of Health shows that if the family is the first teenager to be infected with the Omicron variant strain (Omicron), then the teenager is less likely to infect other family members, with a 26% chance; The first infected person is over 65 years old, so the chance of other family members being infected is 76%.

If members of other age groups are infected first, the chance of infection among family members is generally around 50%.

  Statistics from the Italian National Institute of Health show that so far, there are still 4.8 million people in Italy who have not been vaccinated against the new crown. Among them, about 1.2 million people over the age of 50 have not been vaccinated against the new crown, accounting for 44% of the 1.6 million unvaccinated elderly groups.

According to a new study, unvaccinated patients are six times more likely to be in intensive care than those who have completed two doses of the vaccine; mortality rates are 17 times higher than those who completed a third dose.

  General Francesco Paolo Figliuolo, director of the Italian National New Crown Virus Emergency Committee, signed an executive order on the 26th based on the opinion of the Ministry of Health. Starting from March 1, Italy will administer the third dose of the vaccine nationwide for 120 days. The above healthy and vulnerable groups are vaccinated with the fourth booster dose of the new crown vaccine.

  Guido Rasi, a vaccination consultant and immunologist at Italy's National Corona Virus Emergency Committee, said that the government plans to cancel the green health pass system in June. under the corona virus.

In addition, various regions of Italy are currently reducing the number of new crown vaccination centers, which should be restored as soon as necessary.