Mayor: half of the inhabitants of Bergamo was with Corona infected rapidly

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Mayor: half of the inhabitants of Bergamo was infected with Corona

Almost half of the inhabitants of Bergamo might have been infected, according to the mayor of the Italian city, probably already with the Coronavirus. At least a significant part of the population have had the Virus, said Giorgio Gori, in front of foreign journalists on Tuesday in Rome. Data in a health App had, which would have downloaded in Bergamo around 50000 people.

Approximately 35 percent stated there, therefore, they have the typical Corona-like symptoms such as fever, cough or loss of taste and smell had sense. For a picture of the extent of the outbreak, then an estimate of the number of Infected had to be taken into account without any symptoms.

The entire province of Bergamo was one of the Hotspots of the Corona pandemic in Europe. At times so many people died here, that the military had to help the bodies away.

On Monday, the health service of Bergamo, had declared that the blood would result in testing about 10,000 people, nearly 57 percent had developed antibodies – which suggests that they were infected with the Virus. This higher number is caused probably by the fact that mainly those who were tested, which were in contact with Covid-19-patients, said Gori.

The province of Bergamo, some 50 kilometres from Milan, has around 1.1 million inhabitants, the city itself 120000.

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