The Italian Ministry of Health this Thursday reported the deaths of another 201 people due to the coronavirus, of which 8,085 more were diagnosed positively, so that since the pandemic broke out in this country, 4,139,160 people have already contracted the disease, just over one Year and 123,745 those who did not manage to overcome it.
The latest health authorities bulletin also submitted 14,295 new medical layoffs for a total of 3,669,407 recoveries. The number of active cases has dropped to 346,008 after about 6,400 fewer cases on Thursday.
On the other hand, the Undersecretary for Health, Andrea Costa, entrusted this Thursday that the curfew can be extended by “an hour or even two hours” from next week, one of the main demands of the opposition parties.
“I hope there will be an extension of at least an hour or even two hours next week and I believe June may be a month when the possibility of the curfew being lifted is considered,” Costa said during of an interview with the Tv2000 station, which was confirmed by the Adnkronos agency.
“If we give 15 million doses of the vaccine each month, it means we will be giving 45 million by July, which will add to the 25 million already given to more than 60 million vaccines. I believe that will be the case by the end will be.” In July we will have an important vaccination rate that will also allow us to take into account the hypothesis of removing the masks in the open air, “he said.