The health situation continues to improve.
This Saturday, Public Health France counted 2,525 patients hospitalized in critical care following a Covid-19 infection, against 2,571 Friday, and 3,028 last Saturday.
62 patients have been admitted to these services in the last 24 hours.
This is the first time since September 23 that this figure has fallen below the symbolic bar of 100 seriously ill patients.
Two symbolic levels in critical care this Saturday: -
less than 100 daily admissions (for the first time since September 23) -
nearly 2,500 hospitalized patients (at the lowest since October 24) # Covid19 pic.twitter.com/bM5OSBP5Uo
- Nicolas Berrod (@nicolasberrod) June 5, 2021
A total of 14,532 patients are currently treated in the hospital.
They were 14,801 Friday and 16,847 last Saturday.
Public Health France deplores despite everything this Saturday 58 new deaths due to Covid-19. The declining number of deaths had been confirmed in the weekly INSEE report published on Friday, which lists the daily deaths recorded in France, including deaths linked to Covid. While 2,150 deaths were recorded daily on average in January, then 2,040 in February and just under 1,900 in March and April, this number fell to 1,730 deaths per day on average over the period 1 to May 24 - date of the latest figures available - according to the National Institute for Statistical Studies.