The number of new daily cases of Covit-19 is at a time when the government is dragging its feet, according to figures released Sunday by the Public Health FranceAlarm hours“In the face of this uprising.
The health agency said it had detected 12,532 cases in 24 hours, the highest number since Sunday in mid-May.
An 80% increase in a week, unheard of since the crisis began
“The alarm bell rings. France is once again above the alarm threshold with more than 50 event rates per 100,000 population, an increase of 80% in a week, unheard of since the onset of the crisis“Government spokesman Gabriel Attal says in an interview with Le Parisian on Sunday.
Most of these new cases are due to highly contagious delta variation. Logically, the test positive rate is increasing: it is 2% (more than seven days after T-3), 1.6% the day before.
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Deaths Five people died in 24 hours on Sunday, bringing the total death toll to 111,501 since the outbreak began.
Similarly, the pressure on the hospital remains moderate.
In all, 6,936 people have been hospitalized in France due to Covid-19, up from 14 the previous day, the lowest level since October.
The trend is the same in complex care services treating the most serious cases: when this figure was the lowest since September, they welcomed 891 patients.
Epidemiologists say contaminants are rising again. “The fourth wave“The progress of the vaccine will be less felt at Govt-19 Hospital.
According to the Directorate General of Health, 45% of the total vaccinated population reached the milestone on Sunday, with 30,339,179 people affected. In addition, 37,544,220 people received at least one injection (or 55.7% of the total population).
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