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Covid-19. In Brittany, indicators confirm a new wave of contamination

The latest indicators transmitted by the Regional Health Agency (ARS) Brittany this Friday, November 26, 2021 confirm the resumption of the epidemic of Covid-19 In the region. Between November 19 and November 26, 2021, 5,999 positive tests were identified in Brittany. The previous week there had been 4,464 positive cases.

In Ille-et-Vilaine, the incidence rate is climbing very quickly

As a result, the incidence rate is soaring in most departments. In Ille-et-Vilaine, it now stands at 204.3 positive cases per 100,000 inhabitants (+74.4 in one week). the Morbihan shows a rate of 168.3 (+44.8); in the Finistère, it reached 130.6 (+37.2); for the Côtes-d’Armor, it is 122.4 (+41).

At the same time, the number of tests carried out is exploding. Between November 17 and 23, 76,000 PCR tests were performed. This is 53% more than the previous week.

More than nine out of ten Britons fully vaccinated

Brittany hospitals welcome 310 patients, 40 of whom are in intensive care.

ARS Bretagne currently monitors 85 clusters, most of which are located in Ille-et-Vilaine (35 clusters in the department).

Vaccination continues in Brittany. More than 5.7 million injections have been given in the region. 95.7% of Bretons aged over 12 have received at least one dose of vaccine; 94.6% are fully vaccinated (not counting the booster dose). Barely 13% of Bretons over 12 received a booster dose.

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