While waiting for the peak of contagion, the slightest good news is the subject of special attention. In Italy, the stagnation in recent days of the number of deaths (525 Sunday, with a rebound to 636 yesterday) and the drop in the number of people hospitalized in intensive care have been widely welcomed. But if the pressure is slightly less on the hospital system, especially on the emergency room, it is because the new patients may be in a less serious condition or because they come less to the hospital.
Because the epidemic continues to progress well beyond what we expected: while on April 7, it has been fifteen days since the Italian government pushed the bans on exits to the maximum and imposed the closure of all "Non-essential productive activities ", the reversal is still long overdue. Certainly, Silvio Brusaferro, the president of the Higher Institute of Health (ISS), said Sunday evening that
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