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ITALY

3,809,193

Total Cases

115,557

Total Deaths

3,178,976

Total Recovered

514,660

Total Active Cases

+469

New Deaths

+16,168

New Cases


via news.yahoo04/14/2021

Italy reports 469 coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, 16,168 new cases - Yahoo News

Italy reported 469 coronavirus-related deaths on Wednesday against 476 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections rose to 16,168 from 13,447. Italy has registered 115,557 deaths linked to COVID-19 sinceits outbreak emerged in February last year, the second-highesttoll in Europe after Britain and the seventh-highest in theworld. There were 216 new admissions to intensive care units, down from 242 on Tuesday.

via voanews04/13/2021

Trust in AstraZeneca Vaccine Fading, Adding to Shortages - Voice of America

Confidence is fading fast in Britain’s AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine in the wake of regulators identifying last week a link between the shot and a very rare blood disorder. Europeans are refusing the inoculation in rising numbers, prompting more of Europe’s governments to consider buying Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine.     Italy, Spain, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Portugal and France have decided to restrict the vaccine to older adults, but they’re encountering rising public resistance to the injection.

via sports.yahoo04/06/2021

Bernardeschi becomes sixth Italy player to test positive for COVID-19 - Yahoo Sports

There are growing concerns over the number of cases among the Italy squad, who played three World Cup qualifiers in the last two weeks. Bernardeschi, who is in isolation and asymptomatic, follows Cagliari goalkeeper Alessio Cragno and Paris St Germain defender Alessandro Florenzi as players to have contracted the virus, after their positive results were revealed on Monday. Florenzi's PSG team mate and fellow Italy international Marco Verratti will also miss the Champions League quarter-final first-leg clash with Bayern Munich on Wednesday, after testing positive on Friday.


via finance.yahoo03/02/2021

Italy reports 343 coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, 17,083 new cases - Yahoo Finance

Italy reported 343 coronavirus-related deaths on Tuesday against 246 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections rose to 17,083 from 13,114 the day before. Some 335,983 tests for COVID-19 were carried out in the past day, compared with a previous 170,633, the health ministry said. Italy has registered 98,288 deaths linked to COVID-19 since its outbreak emerged in February last year, the second-highest toll in Europe after Britain and the seventh-highest in the world.

via globapliancenews03/01/2021

Italy: The EMA reviews data on the use of monoclonal antibodies against Covid-19 - GlobalComplianceNews

In a statement dated 4 February 2021, the EMA announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) is reviewing available data on the use of monoclonal antibodies casirivimab, imdevimab, bamlanivimab and etesevimab to treat COVID-19 patients who do not require oxygen supplementation. Recent studies have shown that the antibodies may have a greater effect when used in combination (casirivimab with imdevimab and bamlanivimab with etesevimab), which is the reason why two separated reviews are being conducted.

via finance.yahoo02/26/2021

Italy reports 253 coronavirus deaths on Friday, 20,499 new cases - health ministry - Yahoo Finance

Italy reported 253 coronavirus-related deaths on Friday against 308 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections rose to 20,499 from 19,886 the day before. Italy has registered 97,227 deaths linked to COVID-19 since its outbreak emerged in February last year, the second-highest toll in Europe after Britain and the seventh-highest in the world. There were 188 new admissions to intensive care units, up from 178 on Thursday.

via schengenvisainfo04/14/2021

Italy Introduces 'COVID-Free Islands' Vaccination Plan to Revive Summer Tourism Season - SchengenVisaInfo.com - SchengenVisaInfo.com

Italy’s authorities have introduced a new ‘Covid-free islands’ vaccination plan that aims to vaccinate all residents of holiday islands in order to help the country’s tourism sector recover from the damages provoked by the Coronavirus. The idea follows Greece’s Tourism Ministry initiative based on their four-points plan to help the tourism sector amid the third […]

via finance.yahoo04/08/2021

Italy reports 487 coronavirus deaths on Thursday, 17,221 new cases - Yahoo Finance

Italy reported 487 coronavirus-related deaths on Thursday against 627 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections rose to 17,221 from 13,708 the day before. Italy has registered 112,861 deaths linked to COVID-19 since its outbreak emerged in February last year, the second-highest toll in Europe after Britain and the seventh-highest in the world. The total number of intensive care patients fell slightly to 3,663 from a previous 3,683.


via news.aa04/01/2021

American Introduces More Quarantine-Free Travel and Pre-Flight COVID-19 Testing Options - American Airlines Newsroom

FORT WORTH, Texas — American Airlines is further streamlining and helping customers travel with confidence when they are ready to fly. Through collaboration with airport authorities in Italy and coronavirus (COVID-19) testing partner GoHealth Urgent Care, American is leading the way in safe travel.

via kesq03/03/2021

Traveling to Italy during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go - KESQ

If you’re planning to travel to Italy, here’s what you’ll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the Covid-19 pandemic. The basics Italy is currently in a state of emergency until April 30 (extended from January 31) due to the pandemic. After being hard hit in the early stages of the

via finance.yahoo03/01/2021

Italy reports 246 coronavirus deaths on Monday, 13,114 new cases - Yahoo Finance

Italy reported 246 coronavirus-related deaths on Monday against 192 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections fell to 13,114 from 17,455 the day before. Some 170,633 tests for COVID-19 were carried out in the past day, compared with a previous 257,024 the health ministry said. Italy has registered 97,945 deaths linked to COVID-19 since its outbreak emerged in February last year, the second-highest toll in Europe after Britain and the seventh-highest in the world.

via hellenicshippingnews02/28/2021

Italy's G20 presidency gets underway, ministers agree to continue coronavirus stimulus efforts - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The top finance officials from the world’s major economies have emerged from Friday’s summit with agreement to commit to a more multilateral process aimed at stemming the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and sparking global economic growth. Friday’s virtual summit of finance ministers and central bank governors was the first major event of Italy’s year-long ...

via eurekalert.org02/25/2021

Face masks helped to reduce viral transmission during covid's first wave in Italy - EurekAlert

Face masks likely played a role in reducing the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in Italy during the first half of 2020, according to a new study by mathematical modellers, who show that the use of face coverings could have reduced the number of official COVID-19 cases in Italy by up to 30,000 during Spring 2020.


via news.yahoo04/07/2021

Italy reports 627 coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, 13,708 new cases - Yahoo News

Italy reported 627 coronavirus-related deaths on Wednesday against 421 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections rose to 13,708 from 7,767 the day before. Italy has registered 112,374 deaths linked to COVID-19 since its outbreak emerged in February last year, the second-highest toll in Europe after Britain and the seventh-highest in the world. Some 339,939 tests for COVID-19 were carried out in the past day, compared with a previous 112,962, the health ministry said.

via bmj04/06/2021

Covid-19: Italy makes vaccination mandatory for healthcare workers - The BMJ

Italy has become the first country in Europe to make vaccination against covid-19 mandatory for healthcare workers, as its government approved an emergency decree on 1 April to contain a third wave of the disease. Health professionals who refuse to have the vaccine will have the option to be transferred to duties that do not risk spreading the virus or to be suspended without pay for as much as a year. Italy is one of the European countries to have been hit hardest by covid-19, with over 3.5 million cases and 108 839 (3%) deaths.1 Several …

via bmj03/16/2021

Covid-19: Italy reimposes widespread lockdown as transmission rate rises again - The BMJ

Italy has once again emerged as Europe’s covid-19 hotspot, with half the country forced into the tightest tier of lockdown as virus transmission rates continue to rise and intensive care wards again buckle under the strain of new cases. Rome’s decision on 15 March to suspend use of the AstraZeneca vaccine, along with France, Germany, and Spain, has exacerbated the already difficult situation. The Italian Medicines Agency (Aifa) announced the precautionary ban on using the vaccine after reports in Italy and elsewhere in Europe of people developing dangerous blood clots after receiving the jab. Aifa’s announcement came just hours after it declared that the alarm over the jab’s safety was “unjustified” and that “no causal links” had been shown between the vaccine and the blood clots. Nicola Magrini, director general of …

via finance.yahoo03/03/2021

Italy reports 347 coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, 20,884 new cases - Yahoo Finance

Italy reported 347 coronavirus-related deaths on Wednesday against 343 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections rose to 20,884 from 17,083 the day before. Some 358,884 tests for COVID-19 were carried out in the past day, compared with a previous 335,983, the health ministry said. Italy has registered 98,635 deaths linked to COVID-19 since its outbreak emerged in February last year, the second-highest toll in Europe after Britain and the seventh-highest in the world.

via americanfootballinternational03/01/2021

Italy postpones CFL Combine due to COVID-19 - American Football International

The Italian Federation of American Football, FIDAF, (Federazione Italiana Di American Football) has announced that the CFL Global Combine scheduled for March 6 at the Modena Vipers facility in Modena, Italy, will be postponed until March 27 due to new COVID-9 restrictions. A spokesman for the federation said that the new rules related to the coronavirus pandemic prevent […]

via finance.yahoo02/28/2021

UPDATE 1-Italy reports 192 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, 17,455 new cases - Yahoo Finance

Italy reported 192 coronavirus-related deaths on Sunday, while the daily tally of new infections declined to 17,455, the health ministry said. Italy has registered 97,699 deaths linked to COVID-19 since its outbreak emerged in February last year, the second-highest toll in Europe after Britain and the seventh-highest in the world. There were 131 new admissions to intensive care units, down from 163 on Saturday.