COVID-19 virus SARS-CoV-2
Epidemiological Development in Italy
Epidemiological development of COVID-19 in Italy throughout the pandemic
between March 1, 2020 and September 12, 2021. The graph is expressed as
the number of weekly reported positive cases. Notice the characteristic
relatively sharp incidence wave around November 10, 2020, then again a
small peak on January 10, 2021 both peaks are shared with a number of other
European countries such as Spain, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, France
and Norway just to mention a few. The latter peak was also observed in
USA and Canada. Italy's population (60,5 million) has reached its 60% global
herd immunity threshold only on April 4, 2021.
Data: WHO weekly reported SARS-CoV-2 virus positive cases.