Australia France has recorded a rebound in deaths from all causes since early September

18:40  30 october  2020
18:40  30 october  2020 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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The number of deaths from all causes has seen a slight rebound in France since early September compared to the same periods of 2018 and 2019, INSEE said on Friday October 30 in its weekly update on mortality during the Covid epidemic. -19.

Between September 1 and October 19, 80,956 deaths were recorded, i.e. 5% more than in 2019 and 6% more than in 2018, according to still provisional figures published by the National Institute of Statistics .

After the sharp rise in deaths observed in March and April, in the midst of the first wave of the epidemic, mortality in France returned between May and August to levels almost identical to the two previous years.

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Unlike in the spring, when the increase in mortality was strongly marked in Ile-de-France and in the Grand-Est, “the number of death recorded since September is higher in all regions of mainland France, with the exception of two of them ”: Center-Val de Loire (-1% compared to 2019) and Grand Est (-2%), specifies INSEE.

An increase in mortality of more than 20% in 4 departments

At the departmental level, four departments recorded an increase in mortality of more than 20% compared to last year (Corse-du-Sud, Loire, Lot-et -Garonne and Aveyron), and six by more than 15% (Lozère, Haute-Loire, Pyrénées-Orientales, Creuse, Seine-Saint-Denis and Territoire-de-Belfort).

Between September 1 and October 19, however, the number of deaths is down compared to 2019 for those under 50 (-13% for young people under 25 and -1% for people aged 25 at 49).

On the other hand, it has increased by 2% for those aged 50 to 64 and by 6% for those aged 65 and over.

According to the latest data published by Public Health France, the number of deaths linked to Covid-19 has "markedly increased" last week, and this trend is likely to be accentuated because of the increase in contamination among elderly people, especially in nursing homes.

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