The epidemic continues to circulate at low speed in France but the executive has made the health pass a pivot of its strategy with the possibility of extending until July 31, 2022, if the situation requires it.
According to the latest report from Public Health France, 6,601 Covid-19 patients are hospitalized in the country, against 6,629 Tuesday and 7,038 last Wednesday. Of these patients, 219 were admitted to hospital in the past 24 hours.
With 58 new entries in critical care services since Tuesday, 1,091 people are being cared for on Tuesday in these units reserved for the most serious cases. They were 1111 the day before, 1242 seven days ago. In the past 24 hours, 5,578 new cases have been identified. 5,578 new cases identified in the past 24 hours, a number that has increased slightly for several days. As of Wednesday, they stood at 4,946.
The number of daily hospitalizations of patients with Covid-19 has hardly decreased for a few days, around 190. It has decreased by “only” 8% in one week, against 28% at the beginning of October.
Suddenly, the number of occupied beds is decreasing, but here too, the rate of decline is less “rapid” than before.
Public Health France also lists 27 deaths linked to SARS-CoV-2 infection in hospital in the past 24 hours. Since the start of the epidemic, 117,145 people have died in France.
Since the start of the vaccination campaign in France, 50,947,545 people have received at least one injection, or 75.6% of the total population, according to the Directorate General of Health (DGS). 49,367,087 people now have a complete vaccination schedule, or 73.2% of the total population.