Contamination and hospitalizations continue their downward trend. The daily update on the Covid epidemic in France for this day of Wednesday, October 13, with figures from Public Health France and the Ministry of Health.
This Wednesday, October 13, 5,578 new cases of Covid-19 were identified in twenty-four hours, according to figures from Public Health France, a total of 7,069,089 cases confirmed since the start of the epidemic.
The test positivity rate fell to 1%.
The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalized in France continues to decrease. Today, 6,601 people were hospitalized (including 1,091 people in intensive care).
In twenty-four hours, 27 people died of Covid in hospital. The total death toll stands at 117,173 dead since the start of the epidemic, including 90,309 in hospital.
Since the start of the vaccination campaign, 50,706,321 people had received at least one dose of vaccine (i.e. 75.7% of the total population) on Friday, and 49,311,847 people had a complete vaccination schedule (i.e. 73.6% of the total population).