US News: COVID-19. The peak of the fifth wave seems reached in France, according to Olivier Véran

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Une femme se fait tester au Covid-19 dans une pharmacie, à Nantes, le 1er décembre 2021. © Franck Dubray / West-France A woman is tested at Covid-19 in a pharmacy, in Nantes, December 1, 2021.

The Minister of the Olivier Véran said Tuesday, December 14th, before the National Assembly, that the peak of the fifth vague seemed reached in France. The number of cases identified on a daily basis always increases, but at a speed is less and less fast.

"It seems that we have reached an epidemic spike in our country" , said Tuesday Olivier Véran to the National Assembly. "A very high peak, 50,000 contaminations per day now. It is the highest we have known since the beginning of the pandemic ", says the Minister of Health. "I can not say yet if after the peak, it will decrease (...) or if we will stay on a tray.

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As Olivier Véran affirms, contaminations increase less and less quickly in France in recent days. According to Public health figures France, the number of cases identified this Monday is an increase of 6% compared to the previous week. Either 12 036 cases on Monday, December 13, against 11,308 cases on Monday, December 6th. This growth rate was situated between 20% and 30% last week, but at 50% a week ago. We can only see a decrease in its propagation speed.

to discover here, the evolution of the growth rate of contaminations, with the number of cases today and that one week before:

right now, the number of screenings made every day is its highest level since the beginning of the health crisis, with an average of more than 818,000 tests carried out on December 10. Such a screening level also gives a good sign for lower case growth.

COVID-19. More than 50,000 new cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours in France

 COVID-19. More than 50,000 new cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours in France © Eric Gaillard / Reuters Medical staff work in the intensive care unit (ISI) for Covid-19 patients in the hospital Timone in Marseille, while France is experiencing an increase in cases and hospitalizations on 10 December 2021. Hospital pressure related to COVID-19 does not fail in France where more than 2,500 people are currently being welcomed in care services. Critics, according to figures published this Saturday 11 December by Public Health France.

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epidemic the incidence rate drops slightly in the more than 60 years

the incidence rate curves were rising in all age traces in recent weeks. But for two days, the indicator has a slight decline for people over 60, according to France public health figures.

In 60-69-year-olds, the incidence rate dropped very slightly: from 330 cases per 100,000 population on December 8, it went to 325 cases per 100,000 population at December 10th. Over the same period, the indicator goes from 224 to 215 for the 70 to 79 year class.

and for age groups below 60 years, the indicator increases less and less quickly.

Below, the evolution of the age incidence rate in France:

This slowing down case is still recent. At this point, there is no effect on hospitals. The number of patients still risen up, with 14,527 patients hospitalized on Monday, December 13th. An increasing number of 20% in one week.

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"The health charge, the number of hospitalizations, admissions in resuscitation, will continue to rise for the next two weeks and it begins heavy weighing on our hospitals" highlighted the Minister of Health at the meeting national on Tuesday.

A sixth wave with the Omicron variant?

"It is necessary to prepare for the Omicron variant" , warned this Tuesday Prime Minister Jean Castex at the Micro de France Bleu Provence.

To date, France has 133 cases confirmed with this variant of concern, according to the spokesman Gabriel Attal .

Overseas, the speed of propagation of this variant worries the government. The United Kingdom recorded in total more than 4,700 cases in Omicron Variant, including 1,570 cases identified in the single day of Monday, according to the British Health Agency UK Health Security Agency.

Faced with this "Omicron Tidel Raz-de-tide", Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a strong acceleration of the CVIV-19 reminder campaign, with the goal of proposing a recall dose to All adults by the end of December. According to the British Health Agency, 35% of the population in the United Kingdom received a recall dose. As a comparison, this rate was 21% in France Sunday, December 12, according to the latest public health figures France.

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The French obviously do not finish presenting papers to prove that they are not at risk of circulating the VVID-19 virus © Marta Lavandier / AP / SIPA The French vaccinated may continue to do CVIV-19 screening tests to visit some places. (Illustration) Because vaccinated people still be carrunding from the VVID-19 virus, the government would consider new rules.

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