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 Tuesday, August 3, 26,829 new cases of Covid-19 were identified in 24 hours, according to figures from Public Health France, a total of 6,178,632 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 3.88%.
The number of Covid patients in the hospital is now 7,974, 134 more than on Monday and 837 more than a week ago.
Among these patients, 1,331 patients are treated in intensive care services (including 218 admissions in 24 hours) compared to 1,232 patients on Monday and 978 a week ago.
57 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 more than 112,000 deaths.
As of Monday, 42,862,858 people had received at least one injection, or nearly 63.97% of the total population, and 35,769,194 people had a full vaccination schedule, or nearly 53.39% of the total population.