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 Sunday, August 8, 20,450 new cases of Covid-19 were identified in 24 hours, according to figures from Public Health France, a total of 6,305,158 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 8,685 patients against 8,425 the day before.
Among these patients, 1,556 patients are treated in intensive care services (including 117 admissions in 24 hours) compared to 1,510 patients on Saturday.
30 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 112,250 deaths.
This Sunday, 44,739,322 people had received at least one injection, or almost 66.4% of the total population, and 37,231,075 people had a complete vaccination schedule, or almost 55.2% of the total population.