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© West-France A queue in front of a pharmacy in Rennes, January 6, 2022.
in its daily balance sheet, public health France announces more than 425,000 new contaminations at COVID-19 this Thursday, January 20th. A figure still increasing from last week Thursday.
Contaminations continue to grow in France. Public Health France reports 425 183 new cases in Covid-19 This Thursday, January 20, 2022. An increase of 40% compared to 305,322 cases identified last Thursday, January 13.
"This exceptional wave is not over, but I think I can tell you that the situation begins to evolve favorably ," said Prime Minister Jean Castex, at his press conference on the health situation in France.
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on average over seven days, France lists 337 192 new contaminations per day right now. As for average, it is up 15% in one week.
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epidemic the incidence rate always climbs
with the increase in contamination, logically, the incidence rate continues to climb. It is 3,245 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in France now, an increase of 15% compared to seven days before.
"The wave caused by the Omicron variant begins to mark the step in the regions where it had begun to strike first, especially in Ile-de-France" , says Jean Castex at the press conference on the health situation in France.
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However, US officials said it was possible the figures were an overestimate due to reporting delays.According to the US Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC) the country reported more than 440,000 new infections on Monday.
In numbers, a decree of the incidence rate is observed in recent days in the Ile-de-France region, as well as in Guyana and Mayotte. But the values of the indicator are always very high in these territories.
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Here are the rates of incidence per department, from 11 to 17 January 2022, according to the latest public health data France:
hospitalizations up, but critical critical care
conventional hospitalizations pursue their upward trend, While critical care entries continue to retreat. Currently, 27,931 CVIV-19 patients are hospitalized in France, or 701 patients more than the day before.
concerning the daily influx, on average, 2,538 new diagnosed patients COVID-19 are admitted to the hospital per day. The indicator is up 14% in one week.
On the side of critical care services, where patients treated with the most serious forms, 3 842 are currently there. 10 patients more than Wednesday.
For new daily entries, critical care services host an average of 286 new patients each day: a figure down almost 15% in one week. Although reflux seems to be confirmed in recent days for critical care services, nearly 4,000 patients are treated what remains a high level.
This new hospital assessment reports 251 new deaths identified in hospitals in the last 24 hours. The total of 128,120 dead coronaviruses in France since the beginning of the pandemic.
More than 33 million French received the
recall dose on the side of the vaccination, since the beginning of the campaign, 33 078 821 French received a dose of reminder against the CVIV-19 on Thursday, January 20, according to The Directorate General of Health.
"We will expand the vaccine reminder dose from Monday for all teenagers aged 12 to 17, but without obligation" , announce Jean Castex this Thursday evening at the press conference.
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The number of children contracting COVID-19 is five times higher than the highest number during the winter 2021 surge.The county reported 91 COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, making it the second-highest daily total of deaths during the Omicron surge, the Los Angeles Times reported. The 15-month-old was among them. It's unknown if the child had underlying conditions.