Regions improving, none at high COVID risk

(ANSA) – ROME, MAY 7 – No Italian region is high-risk for
COVID contagion in the latest weekly monitoring of the health
ministry and the Higher Health Institute (ISS), for the second
straight week.
Italy’s colour-coded regional COVID classifications are set to
improve on the basis of new figures which showed incidence down
despite a slight rise in the Rt number.
Italy will become even more a low-to-moderate yellow zone and no
region will be high-risk red as Val d’Aosta turns from red to
Calabria, Puglia and Basilicata, meanwhile, are set to go from
orange to yellow.
Italy will probably have only two orange regions, Sicily and Val
d’Aosta, while it is still uncertain whether Sardinia will stay
The colour changes come into effect next Monday. Health Minister
Roberto Speranza will issue ordinances to this effect later
Friday. (ANSA).