In 24 hours, the White Plan was launched in three regions of France.
After Corsica and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, the Occitanie ARS announced on Wednesday the extension of the plan to this region of the South-West.
It is therefore now the entire Mediterranean area that is affected by this measure, which aims to mobilize all health personnel in order to increase the number of beds in intensive care and hospitalization of Covid patients.
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"The importance of the number of serious Covid cases taken care of has led the Regional Health Agency to today ask public and private health establishments to trigger their White Plan, an exceptional device intended to strengthen the organization of hospitals faced with the resumption of the epidemic, ”said the ARS in its press release.
The Occitanie ARS justifies this decision by "the sudden and rapid deterioration of indicators in our region", "the strong impact of the fourth epidemic wave" and points out that "hospital admissions in conventional hospitalization and in intensive care are increasing. currently very fast ”.
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