(ANSA) – ROME, NOV 18 – There were 54,370 new COVID-19 cases
in the November 10-16 period in Italy, an increase of 32.2% with
respect to the 41,091 the previous week, the GIMBE independent
health foundation said on Thursday.
In its weekly coronavirus monitoring report, the foundation said
the impact of the increase in the circulation of the virus on
Italy's hospitals had been contained so far "thanks to the
It said COVID-19 hospital admissions had gone up 15.5% in this
period, from 3,436 to 3,970.
It said the number of coronavirus patients in intensive care
went up 14.3% from 421 to 481.
The report said the incidence of COVID cases was over 150 for
every 100,000 inhabitants in seven Italian provinces -Trieste,
Bolzano, Gorizia, La Spezia, Forlì-Cesena, Padua and Vicenza.
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