(ANSA) - ROME, MAY 22 - 17,744 new infections from Covid have been registered in the last 24 hours, according to data from the Health Minister.
Yesterday there were 23,976.
The victims, on the other hand, are 34 compared to 91 yesterday.
There are 160,995 swabs: the positivity rate is 11%, up from 10.3% yesterday.
292 patients are hospitalized in intensive care, nine fewer than yesterday in the balance between entries and exits.
Daily admissions are 15.
The hospitalized in the ordinary wards are 6,400, or 170 less than yesterday.
850,596 people are currently positive, 6,273 in less in the last 24 hours.
A total of 17,247,552 Italians have been infected since the beginning of the pandemic, while the dead have risen to 165,952.
The discharged and healed are 16,231,004, with an increase of 24,528 compared to yesterday.