ROME, 22 JAN – There are 171,263 new infections from Covid in the last 24 hours, according to data from the Ministry of Health. Yesterday there were 179,106. The victims are 333 while yesterday there were 373. There are 1,043,649 molecular and antigenic swabs carried out, yesterday there were 1,117,553. The positivity rate is 16.4%, essentially stable compared to yesterday. There are 1,676 patients in intensive care, 31 fewer in the balance between income and expenses. Daily admissions are 121. There are 19,442 hospitalized patients with symptoms in the ordinary wards, or 43 fewer than yesterday. (HANDLE).