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Canada Coronavirus: Fewer new positive cases but the positivity rate still rising to 7.5%

00:40  29 september  2020
00:40  29 september  2020 Source:   20minutes.fr

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The high positivity rate also suggests that new cases in the U.S. have plateaued only because the country has hit a ceiling in its testing capacity. Looking solely at positives , the U.S. is steaming toward 650,000 confirmed cases , but the number of new cases per day appears to be plateauing or even

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Contamination figures are down, in particular due to the closure of laboratories on the weekend

Le taux de positivité continue d'augmenter. (Illustration) © Francois Mori / AP / SIPA The positivity rate continues to increase. (Illustration) EPIDEMIC - Contamination figures are down, in particular due to the closure of laboratories over the weekend

The number of new positive cases of Covid-19 recorded its traditional decline over the weekend due to the closure of laboratories, but the positivity rate continues to increase, according to figures from Public Health France published on Monday. Health authorities counted 4,070 new positive cases in 24 hours, against more than 16,000 daily at the height of the past week.

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The positivity rate has risen to 26% in South Dakota, up from 17% the previous week, according to the India will soon pass 6m coronavirus cases , after it recorded 88,600 new infections on Sunday, taking the India has the second highest cases worldwide, with roughly 1m cases fewer than the US.

The positivity rate has risen to 26 percent in South Dakota, up from 17 percent the previous week. Minnesota and Montana are averaging 7 percent of tests coming back positive , but Montana's positivity rate spiked on Sunday to 20 percent. The World Health Organization considers rates

But the positivity rate continues to rise steadily. The percentage of infected people among those who are tested is 7.5%, after 7.4% the day before and 5.9% a week ago. 81 people have died in the last 24 hours - against 27 over the previous 24 hours - and 1,246 cases of grouped contamination, or "clusters", are being investigated, 16 more in 24 hours, including 245 in nursing homes .

Almost 32,000 dead in France

While new restriction measures were announced this week in an attempt to stem the epidemic, 4,069 new hospitalizations were recorded over the last seven days, including 780 serious cases in intensive care. Since the start of the epidemic, at least 31,808 people have died from causes related to the coronavirus .

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20 states currently have a positivity rate above 5%, according to John Hopkins University data, and that includes Arizona, which reports that 21.15% of all tests are coming back positive . As coronavirus cases surge across the country, President Donald Trump continues to blame increased

When the positive rate of tests is high the line is shown in shades of red. Progress is possible – some countries bent the curve of new cases and are monitoring the outbreak well. Their positive rate is very high. Countries that do very few tests per confirmed case are unlikely to be testing widely

This week, the Aix-Marseille metropolis and Guadeloupe were placed in the maximum alert zone, a classification which is accompanied by very restrictive measures (including the total closure of bars and restaurants for two weeks ). Eleven other cities, including Paris, are in an enhanced alert zone, again with restrictive measures but less than in the "maximum" zone.

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