Canada Nearly 400 deaths in 24 hours, increased hospitalizations ... The point on coronavirus

10:50  25 january  2022
10:50  25 january  2022 Source:   parismatch.com

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  Près de 400 décès en 24 heures, hausse des hospitalisations... le point sur le coronavirus © Reuters / Stephane MAHE / File Photo The situation in France

Hospitals recorded nearly 400 deaths due to COVID-19 in 24 hours, a bond marked for the last wave of contaminations, according to the figures of the public authorities published Monday . The disease has taken 393 people, for a total of 129.022 death since the beginning of the pandemic in the spring of 2020. This is the highest number of daily deaths recorded in the last wave of contaminations, which affects the hex since the month. November. The previous highest figure was 298 dead 24 hours a week ago.

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The number of hospitalized patients, 29,748, increased a little increase compared to Sunday (28,838). The number of admissions over seven days, which smooths statistical jerks, is also up with 15,932 entrance to the hospital in one week, compared with 15,376 Sunday. On the other hand, the figures concerning critical care, which welcome patients with the most serious forms of the disease, confirm a settlement. These services are currently dealing with 3,776 people (3,760 Sunday). Seven days, the admissions figure is down with 1,784 patients admitted to critical care for one week, compared with 1,824 Sunday.

The laboratories recorded 108,481 cases of contamination in 24 hours, which gives a daily average over seven days of just over 360,000 cases, stable. While the Vaccinal Pass came into force on Monday, 53,833,041 persons received at least one injection (79.8% of the total population) and 52,593,279 people have a complete vaccination scheme (77.9% of the total population). In addition, 34,039,488 people received a booster dose.

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Assessment in the world. The Pandemic of Covid-19 has made at least 593,747 dead in the world since the end of December 2019, according to a balance sheet established Monday by AFP from official sources. The countries that have recorded the most deaths since January 2020 are the United States with 868,318 deaths, Brazil (623,351), India (489,848), and Russia (326.112).

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