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 Thursday, August 5, 26,460 new cases of Covid-19 were identified in 24 hours, according to figures from Public Health France, a total of 6,233,876 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 4.1%.
The number of Covid patients in the hospital is now 8,210 patients against 8,134 the day before and 7,236 a week ago.
Among these patients, 1,420 patients are treated in intensive care services (including 150 admissions in 24 hours) compared to 1,371 patients on Wednesday and 1,015 a week ago.
52 people have succumbed to Covid-19 in hospitals in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of this epidemic in France to 112,130 deaths.
This Thursday, 44,051,833 people had received at least one injection, or almost 65.3% of the total population, and 36,594,069 people had a complete vaccination schedule, or almost 54.3% of the total population.