6 new cases and one death -2-


Rome, August 1. (askanews) – Tuscany confirms its 10th place in Italy as a number of cases (including residents and non-residents), with around 281 cases per 100,000 inhabitants (Italian average around 410 x100,000, yesterday’s figure). The provinces of notification with the highest rate are Massa Carrara with 542 cases x100,000 inhabitants, Lucca with 357, Florence with 326, the lowest Livorno with 145.

Overall, 376 people are in solitary confinement at home, as they have mild symptoms that do not require hospital treatment or are symptom-free (6 more than yesterday, plus 1.6%). There are 1,367 (more 37 than yesterday, plus 2.8%) people, also isolated, in active surveillance, because they have had contacts with infected people (Asl Centro 1.042, North West 242, South East 83).

There are a total of 16 people hospitalized in the beds dedicated to Covid patients today (1 less than yesterday, minus 5.9%), none in intensive care (stable compared to yesterday). A total of 8,962 people were healed (stable compared to yesterday): 131 people “clinically healed” (minus 6 compared to yesterday, minus 4.4%), that is, they became asymptomatic after presenting clinical manifestations associated with the infection and 8,831 (plus 6 compared to yesterday, more 0.1%) declared cured in all respects, the so-called viral healings, with double negative buffer.

Today there is 1 new death: an 81-year-old man. With regard to the province of notification, the deceased person is in Massa Carrara. 1,135 have died since the beginning of the epidemic, divided as follows: 417 in Florence, 52 in Prato, 81 in Pistoia, 174 in Massa Carrara, 143 in Lucca, 90 in Pisa, 63 in Livorno, 50 in Arezzo, 33 in Siena, 24 in Grosseto, 8 people died on Tuscan soil but were residents outside the region.

The raw Tuscan mortality rate (number of deceased / resident population) for Covid-19 is 30.4 x100,000 residents against 58.2 x100,000 of the Italian average (11th region). As for the provinces, the highest mortality rate is found in Massa Carrara (89.3 x100.000), Florence (41.2 x100.000) and Lucca (36.9 x100.000), the lowest at Grosseto (10.8 x100,000).


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