The daily part of the evolution of the epidemic in Italy shows that it is still under control. The country remains in thedownward trend in the number of victims,in the stabilization of infections and improves the numbers of cured daily. The victims in the last 24 hours are 542 (less than the 604 of the previous day) while the healed reach the record 2099 in one day.
The main place in Italy where infections are increasing are thenursing homes (RSA)For this reason, several Italian prosecutors’ offices have opened numerous summaries on Wednesday about a phenomenon that is causing rejection and rejection by the population.
Civil Protection, which provides official figures on the virus every day, has refused until this Wednesday to give data on the death of the elderly,limiting itself to distinguishing between those who die “from” coronaviruses, of those who die “with” coronavirus.
The two circumstances do not clarify the measures taken in those residences, which in reality would be null, according to the personnel employed in them and the country’s epidemiologists. On the contrary, that when the ICUs in the Lombardy region (Milan) were saturated, they took the infected to the same premises as the elderly without imposing any preventive measure for healthy residents and health personnel.
The “phase 2”
While,preparation of the so-called “phase 2” continues on the part of the government, referring to the first exit measures of the country’s closure, decreed on March 10. “Italy does not hold a long closure,” said Giuseppe Conte, president of the government, who has asked the scientific committee that assists him in this period to prepare a chronoprogram for the gradual “reopening” of the country.
Managing the coronavirus epidemic in Italy continues to increase the popularity of the Prime Minister,Giuseppe Conte, which now has the confidence of 57% of Italians, well above other political leaders, according to the latest opinion poll.
Confidence in Conte, at the head of the coalition government between the anti-Five Star Movement and the center-left Democratic Party (PD), increases day by day and has risen to 57% from 54% a week ago and 51 % of March 24, according to the latest Ixe Institute survey published on Tuesday night, reports Efe.
Since the first two cases of coronavirus were discovered in Italy in late January – the imported cases of two Chinese tourists who fell ill in Rome –Conte took the reins of the fight against the epidemic, and on January 31 declared a state of emergencyin the country.
Since then, and especially after the first local case was detected on February 20 in Codogno, a town in Lombardy, the Prime Minister has been adopting increasingly stringent measures of social isolation and economic blockade by decree-strikes to fight against what It has qualified as the worst challenge since the Second World War.
The first MinisterItalian has also been firm in demanding the EU issue of Eurobonds, mutualized debt, in view of the severity of the crisis created by Covid-19, and has shared a common front with Spain in this regard.