news, contagion data and updates today 16 September 2020

Eighty-six new infections from Coronavirus in Rome city, 43 in the municipalities of the province of the capital and 36 in the capital cities of the province. There are 165 new cases of Covid19 in the Lazio region on Wednesday 16 September. This was announced by the Department of Health from the data disseminated by the local Asl.

Coronavirus in Rome city on September 16, 2020

In detail, in Rome city: in the ASL Roma 1 there are 31 cases in the last 24 hours and of these eleven are cases of return, three with links from Sardinia, four with links to the community of Peru, one from the Ivory Coast, one from ‘Austria, one from Romania and one from Calabria. Thirteen are cases with a familiar link or contact of an already known and isolated case. In the ASL Roma 2 there are 52 cases in the last 24 hours and among these seventeen cases of return, one with links from Sardinia, two from Bangladesh, two from Spain, one from Romania and eleven with links to the community of Peru. Five cases were identified by the general practitioner and fifteen are contacts of already known and isolated cases. In the ASL Roma 3 there are 3 cases in the last 24 hours and it is a case with links from Sardinia and a contact from an already known and isolated case.

Covid19 in the municipalities of the province of Rome

In the ASL Roma 4 there are 12 cases in the last 24 hours and these are two cases of return from Albania, seven are contacts of cases already known and isolated and three cases identified by the general practitioner. In the ASL Roma 5 there are 4 cases in the last 24 hours and they are two cases of return from Romania, one is a contact of a case already known and isolated and a case identified in the pre-hospitalization phase. In the ASL Roma 6 there are 27 cases in the last 24 hours and there are four cases of return, one from Lombardy, one from Umbria, one from Spain and one from Romania. One case identified during the access to the emergency room and twelve are the contacts of cases already known and isolated.

SarsCov2 in the Lazio region

In the provinces there are 36 cases and zero deaths in the last 24 hours. In the ASL of Latina there are twenty-two cases and of these ten are cases of return five from Singapore, three from Romania, one from Lombardy and one with links from Sardinia. Nine have a link to the fish market cluster where the epidemiological investigation is underway. In the Frosinone ASL there is a contact case of an already known and isolated case. In the Asl di Rieti there are eight cases and these are contacts of already known and isolated cases. In the ASL of Viterbo there are five cases and these are contacts of already known and isolated cases “comments the Councilor for Health of the Lazio Region, Alessio D’Amato.

The comment of the commissioner D’Amato

“Today in Lazio there are 165 cases of these 86 are in Rome and zero deaths. The experimentation on two Rome-Milan ‘COVID Free’ flights, a joint initiative between AdR, Alitalia and the Lazio Region, started today at Fiumicino airport “.

The Spallanzani bulletin of 16 September

At the Spallanzani Institute in Rome, “93 positive swab patients for Sars-CoV-2 research are hospitalized. 10 patients need intensive therapy “. This was announced in the medical bulletin released in the morning by the National Institute for Infectious Diseases Lazzaro Spallanzani, adding that “patients discharged and transferred home or to other local structures are 680 this morning”.

Rome-Milan Covid Free flights

Experimentation on two Rome-Milan ‘COVID Free’ flights began this morning at the Fiumicino airport, a joint initiative between AdR, Alitalia and the Lazio Region. The collaboration with AdR has made it possible to increase security at the airport for passengers subjected to the rapid swab with permission to board only if the outcome is negative.

Experimentation that will start in the Lombard capital starting tomorrow, Thursday 17 September. This was announced in this case by the president and the councilor for Welfare of the Lombardy Region, Attilio Fontana and Giulio Gallera. “A similar operation will be carried out at Fiumicino airport, by the competent territorial authorities. The organizational phase will be completed by tomorrow – explain the president and the commissioner – which involves the Lombardy Region, Alitalia, Sea and the San Donato Polyclinic, whose operators will take care of the swabs. The test result will be immediate “.

Passengers, upon purchasing the ticket, will be notified of the ‘Covid Free’ characteristics of the trip. If the swab is successful, the health protocols in force will be applied for them. “The operation will allow us to start a path – the president and the commissioner conclude – to guarantee the greatest possible safety on air transport. We are adopting all the necessary screening measures at a territorial level and in sensitive places, to find Covid wherever it is. hide and stem its spread “.

Mobile clinic in schools

The first of the two ASL Roma 5 mobile clinics has been delivered, set up and ready to go. In schools, the Mobile Unit will intervene in the event that a student or teacher is positive, with the need to carry out a “screening” on all or part of the school’s school population.

The mobile unit, made up of nursing and technical staff (supported by a doctor where necessary) will be used to intervene promptly, for the execution of rapid antigen tests, in case of risk of spread of the virus in schools, in order to provide I turn the report to students and teachers in a very short time.

On board the vehicle is installed an F-200 analyzer, similar to the one found in airports and drive-ins – capable of providing the result of the antigen research on the swab in 30 minutes.

Resolution of contract renewal for private healthcare personnel

In the meantime, as Health Lazio communicates, the Lazio regional council today approved the resolution which, acknowledging the provisions of the Conference of Regions, provides for the recognition of the portion due to Lazio in relation to the contractual renewal of employees of private health care.

The resolution moves within the perimeter of the regional health fund and recognizes 50% of the incremental costs of employees supported by accredited private health care. The text also provides that the integration is arranged in an extraordinary way pending the adjustment of tariffs at national level and with certified procedures.

In Lazio there is talk of tens of thousands of male and female workers and on a national level of hundreds of thousands.



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Article updated at 5:25 pm on September 16


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