The cases of the variant Ομικρον of coronavirus to date amount to 83, as announced by its Higher Institute of Health Italy.
Yesterday morning they did not exceed 55. Most cases were detected in the wider areas of Milan and Naples. “This variant is a new danger,” said Italian Health Minister Roberto Speranza. The president of the Higher Institute of Health, Silvio Bruzafero, added that “in the coming days it is possible that a further increase will be recorded”.
Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi is to convene a cabinet next Thursday 23rd of the month to assess the overall situation and take any new prevention and protection measures.
“Taking any measure will bring results only after two to three weeks. The pressure will increase first in the hospitals and then, mainly, in the intensive care units. We expect a serious deterioration of the situation, but we are prepared “, underlines, underlines, the Association of Italian Anesthesiologists.