While the government has acted on the shift to a fourth coronavirus wave, 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 Saturday, August 7, 25,755 new cases of Covid-19 were identified in 24 hours, according to figures from Public Health France, a total of 6,284,708 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 4.2%.
The number of Covid patients in the hospital is now 8,425 patients compared to 8,368 the day before.
Among these patients, 1,510 patients are treated in intensive care services (including 136 admissions in 24 hours) compared to 1,458 patients on Thursday.
32 people have succumbed to Covid-19 in hospitals in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of victims of this epidemic in France to 112,222 deaths.
This Friday, 44,655,607 people had received at least one injection, or almost 66.2% of the total population, and 37,153,037 people had a complete vaccination schedule, or almost 55.1% of the total population.