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 Wednesday, August 4, 28,784 new cases of Covid-19 were identified in 24 hours, according to figures from Public Health France, a total of 6,207,416 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 8,134. It has more than tripled in a week: hospitals had 2,511 last Wednesday.
Among these patients, 1,371 patients are treated in intensive care services (including 218 admissions in 24 hours) compared to 1,331 patients on Tuesday and 992 a week ago.
53 people have succumbed to Covid-19 in hospitals in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of this epidemic in France to 112,081 deaths.
As of Monday, 43,262,528 people had received at least one injection, or nearly 64.8% of the total population, and 36,315,549 people had a full vaccination schedule, or nearly 53.9% of the total population. .