While the government has acted on the shift to a fourth wave of coronavirus, in the context of a push for the Delta variant, here is the daily update on the epidemic in France, with figures from France’s Public Health and the Ministry of Health. . .
This Monday, August 9, 5,775 new cases of Covid-19 were identified in 24 hours, according to figures from Public Health France, a total of 6,310,933 confirmed cases since the beginning of the epidemic.
The positivity rate, which measures the number of positive cases compared to the number of people tested, is 4.3%.
The number of Covid patients in the hospital is now 9,022 patients compared to 8,685 the day before.
Among these patients, 1,667 patients are treated in intensive care services (including 117 admissions in 24 hours) compared to 1,556 patients on Sunday.
68 people have succumbed to Covid-19 in hospitals in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of this epidemic in France to 112,318 deaths.
As of Monday, 44,980,791 people had received at least one injection, or nearly 66.7% of the total population, and 37,514,388 people had a full vaccination schedule, or nearly 55.6% of the total population.