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.