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The latest data on coronavirus infections in Italy they yield little hopeful figures. This Thursday the transalpine country has notified a total of 7,332 new cases of coronavirus, which again represents a record in the daily number of positives since last March 21.

Despite the figures recorded, it must be taken into account that in this case, in order to account for these more than seven thousand new cases, 152,000 tests and the rate of positives is about 4.5%. For this reason, although the figures are beginning to be worrying, experts emphasize that the previous maximum peak of infections had occurred on March 21, in full confinement, when there were 6,557 cases, but that day only 26,300 tests were carried out.

Measurements in Italy

One of the measures that the Italian authorities are studying to try to curb the increase in cases is the possibility of changing the departure and entry times of students from schools so that they do not coincide with work and avoid concentrations in the media. transport.

The president of the region of Lombardy, Attilio Fontana, explained this Thursday that the Minister of Education, Lucia Azzolina, denied the possibility of returning to distance education, but was open to the possibility of changing school hours and thus reducing the use of public transport in rush hours. The Italian Government has introduced new measures such as the mandatory use of the mask or the closings at midnight in restaurants and at 9:00 pm in places where there is no table service.



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