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US News COVID: While the peak of the epidemic is waiting for it, it is (still) the hospital that trins

02:45  27 january  2022
02:45  27 january  2022 Source:   lexpress.fr

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with more than 500,000 new cases of Covid recognized Tuesday night, France is far from reaching the peak of the epidemic. A record figure that has consequences for hospitalizations.

Cette fois ce ne sont plus les services de réanimation qui portent la charge des patients atteints de Covid, mais les lits d'hospitalisation conventionnelle. © AFP.com/nicolas Tucat This time there are no longer the resuscitation services that carry the load of patients with COVID, but conventional hospitalization beds.

Since the month of December the curve of new contaminations has something to give vertigo. Literally. With the installation of the Omicron Variant throughout the French territory, the review of the new daily cases of Covid-19 took the appearance of a vertical line that continues to rise. Tuesday evening, France recorded the record number of more than 500,000 new daily COVID-19 cases. The figure, stratospheric, propels us at the head of the unfortunate classification of the countries with the greatest number of new cases in one day. Even reported to the population, this indicator puts us second, right behind Denmark .

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is it so serious? For several weeks, policies and scientists have been seeing in the same voice as simply monitoring new cases is no longer a reliable indicator in the surveillance of the epidemic. With a variant so contagious, but less likely to produce serious shapes, "it is on the hospital that our eyes are riveted," explained Gabriel Attal, the spokesman of the government, at the end of the Board of Health this Wednesday. A strategy that is illustrated by the pressure that is always stronger by the authorities on the non-vaccinated, and the continuation of restrictions at least.

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The epidemic continues to make deaths

but is the hospital really spared? This week, another symbolic threshold has been crossed, the number of hospitalizations due to COVID, which is ironed above 30,000 for the first time since the end of 2020. This time are no longer the resuscitation services which bear the load of patients with COVID, but conventional hospitalization beds. The number of patients who incorporate critical care services even refluxed slightly, according to official figures published on Tuesday. Currently, just over 3,700 people are hospitalized, a level that approaches the peak recorded in November 2020. Certainly the curve of resuscitation entrances is now decorreled with that of new infections, but the epidemic continues and continues. Make dead. Monday, hospitals recorded nearly 400 deaths due to COVID-19 in twenty-four hours. A third symbolic threshold.

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with a calendar of restrictions on teleworking, or the reopening of the nightclubs planned for mid-February, the government is betting an epidemic decline that is still waiting. "We are not yet at the peak," said Gabriel Attal at the exit of the Health Defense Council. While the incidence rate marked a tray in mid-January, this indicator is returned to the rise next. Effect of releasing barrier gestures, academic recovery, or of the new variant BA.2, Omicron's sub-lineage ? The curve is closely scrutinized, especially in Ile-de-France, which has been a decline for ten days. Trend of background or simple respite? As at an ascent in the mountains, be careful not to give in to the mirage of the antecime, because often the real summit is above.

MOSELLE. Their baby dies after a week at the hospital, they complain against the Chr de Metz .
© Google Street View screenshot The Mercy Hospital of Chr Metz Thionville, where the infant had been hospitalized for a week . The infant parents who died on January 21 at the Marie-Madeleine Hospital of Forbach (Moselle) complained against Chr Metz Thionville for Homicide Homicide. Their two-month-old baby had spent a week at Mercy Hospital. It would have been allowed to leave the establishment although bacteria were discovered in its urine.

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