COVID: New cases down 24% in one week – Sestili

(ANSA) – ROME, JAN 18 – The number of new COVID-19 cases
registered last week was down by 24% with respect to the
previous one, according to the weekly analysis of physicist
Giorgio Sestili.
Admissions to intensive care units were down 21% and deaths
dropped by 13%, according to the analysis.
It said the effects of the restrictions the government imposed
over the Christmas holidays were finally being seen.
Agostino Miozzo, the coordinator of the CTS panel of experts
advising the government on its COVID-19 policy, said Monday that
“at the moment the (contagion) curve seems under control”.
“The results are clear,” he added. “We haven’t had the curve
that other countries have had”. (ANSA).