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Covid in Italy, today’s bulletin August 3: 45,721 new cases recorded and 171 deaths

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I’m 45.621
the new cases of Covid in Italy (yesterday there were 64,861, here the bulletin). So rises to at least 21,170,600 the number of people who have contracted the SARS-CoV-2 virus (including recovered and died) since the outbreak began. THE deaths today I’m 171 (yesterday 190), for a total of 172,568 victims from February 2020.

People recovered or discharged they are totally 19,796,589 And 74.049 those who went negative in the past 24 hours (89,955) yesterday. The positive current – the test subjects who have the virus – appear to be in everything 1.201.443equal to 28,264 less compared to yesterday (-25,046 the day before).

The numbers when the scientists of the Pennsylvania State University announced that they have developed a rapid saliva sample test that is as effective as PCR (the molecular swab). The team, led by Weihua Guandeveloped a diagnostic test to detect the presence of SARS-CoV-2 through saliva samples. The test, which is currently in the prototype phase, combines speed and simplicity of execution with high sensitivity, overcoming the limitations of current approaches to diagnose Covid-19. The method, called “Slide”, was described in preview by the magazine of theAmerican Chemical Society sensors.

Source: Corriere

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