May 5 2021 Italy’s Ministry of Civil Defence reported 9,116 new confirmed cases and 305 deaths on Thursday, Euronews reported. As of 18:00 on the 4th, a total of 4059821 confirmed cases, 121,738 deaths and 3524,194 cured cases.
According to reports, Lombardy District Health Department informed the media on the 4th, an Airbus A330-900 flight 3 from The City of Amlizi, Punjab, India, arrived at Lombardy Bergamo Province Olyo Arselyo Airport. Upon arrival at Olyo Arselyo Airport in Bergamo province, the Lombardy District Health Department conducted separate nucleic acid tests on all arrivals and found that six passengers tested positive for the coronavirus.
At present, everyone on board has been sent to the hotel for centralized isolation. Test samples from six infected people have been sent to research institutions for sequencing to confirm whether they are infected with the mutated virus reported in India.
Lazio Regional Health Department said that the Latina Provincial Health Bureau 3 in the city of Tarachina Borgo Helmada town of The Indian immigrant community screening process, after testing 600 Indian immigrants, found that 55 Indian immigrants were confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus, the positive rate of nearly 10%, including 15 minors under 14 years of age infected.
The health department in Lazio region says the towns and villages of Farnia in Sabaudiya, where 87 confirmed cases of Indian immigrants were detected last week, and Teracina, which has just tested 55 Indian migrants, are now classified as red-pandemic zones. In the coming days, the local health bureau will continue to conduct virus screening and tracking. However, the two Indian immigrant communities have yet to find confirmed cases of infection with the mutated virus reported in India.
Mr Singh, a Sikh community coordinator in Italy, says dozens of fellow Indians are calling them from home every day to try to find a way back to Italy. “We’ve told people not to do this.”
Separately, it was reported that last month, a couple in the City of Bisenzio, Tuscany, Italy, went to India to adopt their children, just as they were preparing to return to Italy with their newly adopted children, and his wife Simonita, 45, was diagnosed with the coronavirus. The family of three is currently trapped in an isolated hotel in New Delhi, while Simonita has developed symptoms of pandemic.
The health care system is on the brink of collapse because of the severe outbreak in India. Simonita said she didn’t want to be taken to the hospital, fearing she would never be seen again. On 4 May, the Italian couple and members of parliament from the Tuscany region issued separate appeals to the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the Government to send a special military aircraft to India as soon as possible to evacuate their nationals.