The coronavirus epidemic resumes in New Aquitaine Public Health France announcement in its weekly update, published this Friday, November 19. This is also the case in Dordogne and it shows with the increase in the incidence rate. The number of positive coronavirus cases per 100,000 inhabitants is now around 86. It was 50, at the alert threshold, at the beginning of November.
Delay on vaccination in Dordogne according to Public Health France
As for hospitalizations, around a hundred people are treated in hospital because of the coronavirus, including two in intensive care. The Dordogne remains behind on vaccination compared to the other departments of Nouvelle-Aquitaine, it is even last with 76% of the population fully vaccinated. It is almost ten points of difference with the best pupil of Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Charente-Maritime.
Two schools closed because of the coronavirus
In schools, the academy confirms that there are 13 classes and two closed schools in Périgord. The Mazeyrolles school in the south of the Dordogne is closed until Monday, November 22, that of Marcillac-Saint-Quentin will remain closed until Wednesday, November 24.