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Coronavirus, in Sicily 78 new positives in the last 24 hours

In the last 24 hours a leap forward of coronavirus infections in Sicily. According to data released by the Ministry of Health, 78 new positives were recorded in the last 24 hours. Only 6 of these infections concern migrants (4 in Pozzallo and two in Syracuse).


The 78 new cases thus increase the number of current positive cases in Sicily to 1,284 (+32 compared to yesterday), of which 1,186 in isolation at home, 87 hospitalized with symptoms (+6 compared to yesterday) and 11 seriously hospitalized in intensive care (-1 compared to the previous day). The total cases since the beginning of the pandemic are instead 4,565, the healings are 2,993 (+46 compared to yesterday), the deaths remain unchanged at 288.


Catania remains the most complicated province, with 21 new infections in the last 24 hours. There are then Messina and Agrigento both with 12 new cases, Palermo with 10, Trapani and Ragusa with 9, Syracuse with 3 and Enna with 2 (zero new cases reported by the Asp of Caltanissetta).

In Italy the number of new positives is still increasing. The infected are altogether 1,733, 336 more than yesterday. The number of victims also increases, 11 compared to 10 yesterday, for a total number of 35,518 dead since the beginning of the pandemic. These numbers have not been recorded for the new infections since last May 2.