Over 66,000 workplace COVID infections in Oct - INAIL

Cass of professional origin up 12,000 says accident agency

(ANSA) - ROME, 23 NOV - Over 66,000 COVID-19 infections were reported in Italian workplaces in October, workplace accident insurance agency INAIL said Monday.
    This amounted to 15.8% of the infection reports since the start of the year, it said.
    It was also equal to 9.8% of the nationwide COVID infections during the same period, the agency said.
    INAIL said that "after the post-lockdown slowdown, the month of October, with 12,000 more cases, confirms the resurgence of infections of a professional origin that had already been seen in September".
    It said there had been 332 COVID-related workplace deaths in October, 13 more than September. (ANSA).


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