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US News Covid-19: new contaminations record in France with 52,000 new cases

00:25  26 october  2020
00:25  26 october  2020 Source:   liberation.fr

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The days go by and records pile up. 52,010 new positive cases for Covid-19 were recorded in 24 hours in France, according to figures from Public Health France published this Sunday. A national record. The day before, the country had already registered more than 45,000 new cases, and passed the milestone of one million confirmed cases on Friday since the start of the epidemic.

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France 's cumulative death toll from Covid - 19 for hospitals and nursing homes had risen by one to 30,410, it said. The recent resurgence in cases has prompted Britain to impose a 14-day quarantine for people arriving from France , in a further blow to an already battered tourism industry.

The death toll from the disease rose to 116 for Sunday, bringing the total death toll since the start of the epidemic to 34,761. The test positivity rate continues to increase, reaching 17%, against 16% the day before, and only 4.5% at the beginning of September. In addition, 1299 people were hospitalized in 24 hours and 191 intensive care admissions were recorded.

"While we thought rather of a tide, it would seem that it is a wave which falls on us", alarmed the professor Karine Lacombe this Sunday evening on LCI by judging that the situation is " out of control". Proof of the rapid deterioration of the situation, at the start of the school year, the head of the infectious diseases department at Saint-Antoine hospital in Paris was serene, as the care of Covid patients had improved. "We shouldn't relive the situation we experienced in March and April," she told us then.

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A military hospital in the Loire?

While the Loire is one of the departments most affected by the coronavirus with an incidence rate "close to 1000", the Regional Health Agency (ARS) Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes assured Sunday that the situation in Loire Valley hospitals was “tense” but “under control”. “The situation is undoubtedly worrying and very tense in hospitals, but we are controlling it. We are not calling the army because we are facing it, " hammered Jean-Yves Grall, director general of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, to AFP. In a letter sent Thursday to the prefect of the Loire Catherine Séguin, the mayors of the Gier valley, in the south of the department, have themselves asked the State "the installation of military sanitary means to overcome the lack of nursing staff ” in the twenty or so municipalities in this area.

"We ask to benefit from an aid identical to that which was provided last spring to the region of Mulhouse at the heart of the crisis: the installation of military sanitary means", wrote the twenty-one mayors, meeting within the Intercommunal Syndicate of the Pays du Gier. "I understand the concern of these elected officials, who are reacting to the current increase. It is justified. However, the use of the army is not at all relevant today. We are not there, "insists the director general of the ARS. Doctors from the Regional Union of Liberal Health Professionals (URPS) of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, for their part, are calling for an enlargement of the curfew and confinement of the population on weekends, considering that "the situation is serious and the time is no longer to half measures ”.

Covid-19. In hospitals, the intensive care units are approaching saturation .
© Franck Dubray / Ouest-France The intensive care unit of the Nantes University Hospital with patients suffering from Covid-19 coronavirus. More than 2,900 Covid-19 patients were hospitalized in intensive care on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. They occupy half of the beds currently available in France in these services welcoming the most seriously ill patients, according to the latest official figures. But as the epidemic progresses, saturation is fast approaching.

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