COVID admissions up 8.6% in week says FIASO, ICU rate down
ROME. KAZINFORM - COVID-19 hospital admissions are up 8.6% in a week, hospital group FIASO said Wednesday, ANSA reports.
This was, however, lower than the 10.7% rise in the previous week, FIASO said.
And admissions to intensive care units fell by 3.4%this past week, the hospital group said.
The centre of Italy saw the sharpest increase in hospital admissions for the coronavirus, 16%, while the gain was only 2% in the north of Italy and 8% in the south of the country, FIASO said.
Hospital admissions began to fall on February 1 but have started climbing again in the past two weeks, said the association on the basis of data from its co-called 'sentinel' hospitals.