Berlusconi hospitalized, Confalonieri: “He’s better than before”

Mediaset president: “They told me he’s fine”. The support of Cav loyalists to Marta Fascina. No bulletin for today

Silvio Berlusconi, hospitalized in intensive care at San Raffaele in Milan, “is better than before”. According to the president of Mediaset, Faithful Confalonieri, leaving the hospital. At the time of the visit, which lasted about twenty minutes – reported Confalonieri – Berlusconi “was resting”, but there was time for “a joke” between the two friends. To journalists who asked him if they were optimistic about the Forza Italia leader’s health conditions, Confalonieri replied: “Yes, they told me he’s fine”.

According to what Adnkronos Salute learns, “routine tests continue for a patient with his clinical picture”, such as “blood tests and chest X-rays”. There are no bulletins scheduled for today.

Also in the early afternoon Paolo Berlusconi entered the San Raffaele. “Let’s see how it goes today,” said the ex premier’s brother. To reporters who asked him if Silvio Berlusconi is better, his brother Paolo replied: “We are confident”.

Even Berlusconi’s third child, Barbara, went to visit, passing through the driveway entrance in a car with tinted windows. In the morning it was the youngest son of the president of Forza Italia, Luigi, who visited his father. Pier Silvio Berlusconi also arrived in the afternoon.

Meanwhile Marta Fascina, companion of the leader of Forza Italia and a figure who has become increasingly central in the dynamics of the blue party, can count in these difficult hours – for her and for the Cavaliere’s family – on the support of the ‘faithful’, who never fail to feel their closeness to the young deputy born in Melito di Porto Salvo in Calabria but raised in Portici, in the province of Naples: from former schoolmate Tullio Ferrante, parliamentarian of Fi and undersecretary for Infrastructures, to Stefano Benigni, new treasurer of the blue group in the Chamber and coordinator of Forza Italia Giovani, passing through Alessandro Sorte, designated as the new regional coordinator in Lombardy in the new batch of appointments decided by Berlusconi.

“I can say – says Sorte, questioned by Adnkronos – that we are waiting for the president with open arms. We have received thousands of messages as the regional coordination of Lombardy in these hours from all over the Region: ordinary people, sympathizers who ask us to symbolically bring a hug to the president. We are overwhelmed by this tsunami of affection. Italy and Lombardy need him”. From Sorte comes “an affectionate thought for Marta and for the entire Knight’s family. He is a lion and we await him with trepidation”.

“In these hours many feelings are intertwined: we are talking about a person who in all fields, from entrepreneurship to sport, has changed this country and I am sure he will still give a lot. Among other things, we are continuing to work in the area because it is This is what Berlusconi taught us. We know that he too is working on the dossiers and has in mind to continue the reorganization of the party”. “The reorganization of the party is only the first phase, then others will follow. We are always with him and we are close to him, we need his leadership”, says the forced parliamentarian.