Covid-19 in Brittany. The situation seems to be stabilizing. An incidence rate below the alert threshold

This Monday, December 28, contaminations are still progressing in Brittany. However, the incidence rate drops slightly, falling below the alert threshold. There are 18 people who died from Covid-19 in 96 hours in Breton hospitals.

This Monday, December 28, the region records 688 additional cases in 96 hours but the incidence rate is falling in Brittany.

If this number of cases seems high, it is as the holidays approach, the number of tests has increased enormously, an increase of more than 60% over the week of December 15 to 21, compared to the previous week. .

The incidence rate is now 40 cases per 100,000 inhabitants at the regional level (-9.9). This is below the alert threshold set at 50 cases.

Data relating to hospital care are stable even if the number of hospitalized patients remains high, while the number of deaths to be deplored is still increasing.

The number of clusters in the region climbs slightly and reaches 102 (+1 in 96 hours). The clusters are mainly concentrated on the most fragile people such as nursing homes or health establishments.

56,576: the number of coronavirus cases recorded on December 28

The count of cases includes data from Public Health France, which includes the results of analyzes (PCR test) carried out by all public laboratories as well as those of all private laboratories.

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  • 26 036 (+293 in 96 hours) case in Ille-et-Vilaine
  • 10 843 (+156 in 96 hours) case in Finistère
  • 11 047 (+147 in 96 hours) case in Morbihan
  • 8 650 (+92 in 96 hours) case in the Côtes d’Armor

Incidence rate per 100,000 inhabitants: 40 in Brittany

This rate represents the number of new cases of Covid-19 diagnosed by a PCR test occurring over the last 7 days, compared to the number of inhabitants of the department.

The incidence rate has dropped slightly in the region. It stands at 40 or 9.9 points less in 96 hours.

  • 49.7 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in Ille-et-Vilaine
  • 32.2 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in Finistère
  • 46.5 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in Morbihan
  • 26.2 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the Côtes-d’Armor

102 Clusters in Brittany as of Monday 28 December

102 (+1) clusters are currently under investigation by ARS Bretagne.

Here is the breakdown:

  • 5 in the Côtes d’Armor (2 in a professional environment, 1 in a school and university environment, 6 in
    health establishment, 4 in EHPAD and 2 in private sphere)
  • 18 in Finistère (1 in a professional environment, 1 in a school and university environment, 9 in an establishment
    health, 1 in an establishment for disabled people, 5 in EHPAD and 1 in the private sphere)
  • 39 in Ille-et-Vilaine (5 in a professional environment, 11 in a health establishment, 2 in an establishment for
    disabled people, 11 in EHPAD, 3 in schools and universities, 2 in nurseries and 5 in a sphere
    private)
  • 30 in Morbihan (3 in a professional environment, 8 in a school and university environment, 7 in an establishment
    health, 1 in an establishment for disabled people, 7 in EHPAD and 4 in the private sphere)

Update on the situation in hospitals

In hospitals in Brittany, thehe number of Covid-19 patients stabilizes. 558 Covid patients (+1 in 96 hours) are taken care of in hospitals.

There are 47 (+1 in 96 hours) in the intensive care units. At the peak, they were 138.

As of December 28, 3,259 patients have returned home. Some of them continue their home care.

Maintain the effort for fragile people

Brittany has 887 people who died from the coronavirus as of December 28.

Since the start of the pandemic:

  • 706 deaths (+ 18 in 96 hours) are to be deplored in hospitals in our region, patients aged 35 to 100 years.
  • 181 deaths have occurred in Breton nursing homes, due to Covid-19 (figures from the ARS as of December 18).
  • 352 EHPAD reported at least 1 confirmed case by PCR test as of December 18.

Positivity rate and number of PCR tests in Brittany

While at the beginning of September, less than 5% of people tested were positive for Covid-19 in Brittany, at the beginning of November the rate was approaching 12.5% ​​for the region and is now falling. It is 2% on December 24.

If the number of cases, 377, seems high over a 24-hour period, it is because to meet up with their family for the Christmas holidays, the Bretons have come in droves to be tested.

68,307 PCR tests were carried out from December 15 to 21 in Brittany, an increase of 61.7% compared to the previous week. Since May 4, 2020, 1,206,732 PCR tests have been carried out in the region.

Over 100 sampling sites in Brittany

By clicking on the blue point, you get closer to the area of ​​your choice. For each sample site indicated, you will have the address, telephone contact, and opening hours.

New centers may exist or be set up to fight against the appearance of a new outbreak.

On a national level

The General Directorate of Health, updates an evolution at the national level of the evolution of the coronavirus infection. The graph below compares the presence of confirmed cases in the different French regions, as well as abroad.

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