by Amedeo Gentile
COVID-19A prisoner died today at the Sant’Orsola hospital in Bologna: this is the first death among prisoners.More than 10,000 health care workers are infected.At the headquarters of the Department of Civil Defence, the work of the Operating Committee continues so as to assure the coordination of the interventions of the components and operational structures of the National Civil Defence Service. Regarding health monitoring related to the spread of Coronavirus on the national territory, at the moment, 83,049 people are positive for COVID-19. To date, in Italy there have been 115,242 total cases.In detail: there are now 25,876 positive cases in Lombardy, 11,859 in Emilia-Romagna, 8,578 in Veneto region, 8,799 in Piedmont, 4,789 in Tuscany, 3,555 in the Marche, 2,660 in Liguria, 2,879 in Lazio, 2,140 in Campania, 1,587 in the Autonomous Province of Trento, 1,864 in Puglia, 1,294 in Friuli Venezia Giulia, 1,606 in Sicily, 1,251 in Abruzzo, 1,160 in the Autonomous Province of Bolzano, 885 in Umbria, 718 in Sardinia, 627 in Calabria, 556 in Aosta Valley, 233 in Basilicata and 133 in Molise.18,278 people were recovered. The number of deaths is 13,915.The weekly data are moderately positive because the number of infected and positive people has decreased, that of the healed has increased, but unfortunately, also that of the deaths on a weekly basis has increased, we are therefore still far from the solution, given that we can see from the graphs and in particular from the attached table, in the last 7 days there have been:34,703 positive21.036 infected7,647 recovered5,750 deceasedWe can also see how the index of death (Total Deaths Graph) does not tend to decrease and, on the contrary, maintains its angle unfortunately constant for several days …These data show clearly how it is still necessary to stay at home and to absolutely comply with the government’s indications.Today we also have positive news from Lombardy regarding the number of the infected:• In Pavia, patients are treated with the blood of the recovered ones, some of them have already received the plasma of healed patients who have therefore developed antibodies: Thus the experimentation of plasma therapy gets to the heart of the Polyclinic of Pavia. The protocol was prepared by the San Matteo immunohematology and transfusion medicine service, in collaboration with other structures such as the Ats of Mantua. The first two to donate blood were the doctors of Pieve Porto Morone (Pavia), husband and wife, the first cases of infection for COVID-19 in the province of Pavia.• “In Lombardy another positive day, the numbers are consistent, because we are witnessing this proceeding in line without any increase compared to the previous days, so what our experts have foreseen is taking place, which means, that this blessed descent begins in a few days “. This was said by the governor of Lombardy region Attilio Fontana.CONTROLS AND REPORTINGSPolice Forces continue their efforts to verify the implementation of provisions to contain the spread of COVID-19. Despite the entry into force of new sanctions regime and more strict measures, over 7,200 people have been reported for various reasons yesterday.On 1 April 2020, the police force controlled 246,365 people and 95,881commercial establishments and businesses.7,080 people were sanctioned by administrative means for travel bans; 113 others were reported for false declarations in their self-certifications and other 19 were reported for violation of the quarantine obligation.The sanctioned business owners were 145 and 28 were the business closure measures.From 11 March to 1 April 2020, a total of 4,128,795 people and 1,849,293 businesses were controlled.We remind everyone that with the entry into force of the decree-law No.19/2020, published in the Official Journal, the new system of sanctions provided for in Article 4 is effective, which provides, among other things, in the event of non-compliance with the measures aimed at containing the infection by the coronavirus, the application of the administrative penalty for the payment of a sum between 400 and 3000 Euros, unless the fact constitutes an offence. Consequently, the sanctions previously provided for by article 650 of the penal code are no longer applicable. The new sanctions regime also concerns violations committed on the date of entry into force of the legislative decree, but in such cases, the administrative penalty is applied to the minimum measure reduced by half.Last update: April 2, 2020, 2:25 p.m. ( By Ministry of the Interior) We believe that we are providing positive and little-known data, but which probably give better than others the meaning of life and precisely the data of children born in Italy so far:CHILDREN BORN IN ITALY FROM EARLY YEAR TO TODAY 6:50 p.m. are 115,990CHILDREN BORN IN ITALY TODAY AT 6:50 PM: 983Life goes on, always and anyway!