According to the Minister of Health, there are very early signs of a slowdown in the epidemic in Italy.
In Italy, the government intends to intervene in the activities of healthcare workers who have refused a coronary vaccine.
“It is not at all good that unvaccinated workers are dealing with sick people,” said the Italian prime minister. Mario Draghi at a press conference on Friday.
In northwestern Italy, in the Liguria region, at least 12 people have been infected with coronavirus in two hospitals due to two unvaccinated health workers. President of the Region Giovanni Toti demanded national law on the matter on Thursday.
According to the Prime Minister, regulation is being prepared, but the details have not yet been decided.
The number of healthcare workers who have not taken the vaccine is not known in Italy. Minister of Health Roberto Speranzan however, this is a very small amount.
Schoolchildren return to school across the country
A total of 8.7 million vaccine doses have been given in Italy, with a population of 60 million. Less than 2.8 million people, or less than five percent of the population, have received full vaccine protection.
According to the Minister of Health, there are now very early signs of a slowdown in the epidemic in Italy. Infections are currently diagnosed at just under 250 per hundred thousand inhabitants per week in relation to the population.
After Easter, the youngest schoolchildren will get back to school across the country. Schools were closed in most parts of the country in mid-March.
In Rome and its environs, interest restrictions on the movement of people will also be relaxed. On the other hand, Tuscany and Calabria, among others, are moving to stricter restrictions.
A total of 107,000 coronavirus-related deaths have been reported in Italy during the epidemic.
Source site www.is.fi