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COVID ICU occupancy -22% in 7 days, wards -20% - FIASO

Paediatric admissions down 27%, none in ICUs

(ANSA) - ROME, AUG 10 - Italy's COVID-19 ICU occupancy rate fell 22% in the last seven days, hospital group FIASO said Wednesday.
    General ward occupancy for coronavirus cases fell by 20% in the same period, said the federation.
    Some 80% of those admitted for COVID to general wards have not yet received their fourth COVID jab, it said.
    Paediatric admissions were down 27% in general wards, and there were none in ICUs, FIASO said.
    The 0-4 age group is still the most hit accounting for 76.5% of those admitted.
    Children under the age of six months account for 32.3% of the total. (ANSA).


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