Contamination and hospitalizations continue their downward trend. The daily update on the Covid epidemic in France for this day of Thursday, October 14, with figures from Public Health France and the Ministry of Health.
This Thursday, October 14, 5,187 new cases of Covid-19 were identified in twenty-four hours, according to figures from Public Health France, a total of 7,074,276 cases confirmed since the start of the epidemic.
The test positivity rate dropped to 1%.
The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalized in France continues to decrease. Today, 6.523 people were hospitalized (including 1,075 people in intensive care).
In twenty-four hours, 38 people died of Covid in hospital. The total death toll stands at 117,211 dead since the start of the epidemic, including 90,347 in hospital.
Since the start of the vaccination campaign, 50,747,857 people had received at least one dose of vaccine (i.e. 75.7% of the total population) on Friday, and 49,374,474 people had a complete vaccination schedule (i.e. 73.7% of the total population).