While the WHO, worried, considers that the pandemic is at a "critical point", France recorded, this Monday, 385 new deaths due to Covid-19.
In detail, these 385 new deaths occurred in hospitals, raising the total number of deaths to more than 99,000 since the start of the epidemic.
At the hospital, precisely, 31,262 patients with the disease are currently treated, against 30,671 on Sunday, and 29,907 last Monday.
As for severe cases, the figures continue to rise, approaching the peak of the first wave of the epidemic, a year ago.
5,916 patients are followed in critical care (resuscitation, intensive care, continuous surveillance), against 5,838 on Sunday, and 5,433 last Monday.
More than 3.7 million people vaccinated
In terms of vaccination, 53,450 new injections were performed this Sunday in France.
In total, 3,722,019 French people had received two injections of the Covid-19 vaccine by that date.
More than 10.8 million injections have been performed in France.
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During a press conference, the WHO expressed its concerns about the progression of the epidemic.
“We are currently at a critical point in the pandemic.
The trajectory of this pandemic is expanding rapidly.
It is growing exponentially.
This is not the situation we want to find ourselves in 16 months after the start of the pandemic, when we have effective control measures, ”said Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO technical officer for the fight against the disease. the Covid-19.