The circulation of the Covid-19 virus is intensifying in Occitania, says the ARS in its Friday evening update. 1,802 people hospitalized, i.e. a hundred more than at the start of the week, including 244 in intensive care and critical care. In addition she notes a steadily increasing positivity rate in older people : 5.8 at the beginning of January, 6.4 mid-January and 6.8 currently.
Another constant of the Regional Health Agency, in Occitanie, the incidence rates are trending upward throughout the month of January in the general population: 170.1 at the beginning of the month, 184.1 in mid-January and this rate reaches 207.7 today. Currently, in Occitanie, 1,810 positive cases are reported every day to the Health Insurance teams. Note that in Occitania, 128,250 people were vaccinated from January 4 to 27.