In Italy, the number of COVID-19 infections at work has increased 11 times

12 thousand  infections at the workplace were registered in October in Italy, the National Institute of Insurance against Accidents at Work reported on October 24.

The total number of workplace infections since the beginning of the  pandemic in Italy reached 66781. This figure represents 15.8% of the total number of infections in the country. And in October there were registered 12 thousand cases, which is 11 times more than in September.

The report notes that 69.7% of the total number of infections in the workplace are among women. At the same time, 83.7% of fatal cases are observed among men. In addition, the average age of those infected, both men and women, is 47 years.

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