US News cards. COVID-19: 206 243 Additional cases, new record this Thursday, the point by department

01:20  31 december  2021
01:20  31 december  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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Un jeune homme passe un test PCR dans un laboratoire d’analyses de l’agglomération rennaise. © Mathieu Pattier / West France A young man passes a PCR test in an analyzes laboratory of the Rennes agglomeration.

The number of new cases has crossed a new record this Thursday, December 30, 2021, with 206,243 new contaminations identified in 24 hours. It was a level that had never been seen in France since the beginning of the epidemic.

According to public health figures France announced this Thursday evening, 206,243 new cases of Covid-19 were identified in France in 24 hours, an indicator above the threshold of 200,000 contaminations for the second consecutive day.

A very large number of tests due to the

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parties The average of the new daily cases over 7 days sliding climbs to 121,552 cases a day, an unprecedented level since the beginning of the epidemic.

A very large number of tests is made every day during the holidays, but the number of positivity of the latter also increases and is 10.6%, a level that had not been observed since November 2020.

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the Omicron Wave well visible in the departments

The incidence rate blemates clearly in all departments in recent days. According to consolidated data published tonight by Public Health France, which concern the period from 21 to 27 December, the number of cases skyrocketes throughout the territory.

23 departments have an incidence rate that exceeds 1,000 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over 7 days, a level never reached. In Paris, the incidence rate reaches 2,287 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, up 70% compared to the previous week ...

Here is the evolution of the incidence rate by department:

according to the latest public health data France published this Thursday, December 30, 2021, 18,321 patients are currently hospitalized for a severe form of CVIV-19, or 1,922 more than the day before.

Among them, 3 506 are supported in the resuscitation services, or 37 more than the day before.

COVID-19: fewer deaths, but mostly affects the mortality due to COVID-19 has fallen sharply since the first two epidemic waves, thanks to the progress made in the treatment of patients and the vaccination. People over 70 and non-vaccinated remain the fir.
If the media no longer do the daily count of the deaths due to COVID-19 , the disease continues to make victims. However, deaths are numerous than at the beginning of the pandemic. Indeed, during the first wave of COVID-19, France France has identified up to 500 deaths per day of the virus, and 400 during the second wave. During the summer of 2021, the figures of the epidemic fell down to the lowest, with about fifteen COVID dead per day.

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