While teachers were on the streets this Thursday to protest against the recent health protocol at school, very restrictive due to the multiplicity of tests on children, the Covid-19 epidemic continues to put hospital staff under pressure. .
Public Health France lists this Thursday 24,154 people hospitalized with a diagnosis of Covid-19, including 2,513 new hospitalizations in 24 hours.
On Wednesday, hospitals had 23,889 patients and 21,169 last Thursday.
Daily hospitalizations increased by 15% in one week.
Among these hospitalized patients, 334 people have been admitted to critical care in the past 24 hours, units reserved for the most severe cases.
A total of 3,939 patients occupy a bed in these services on Thursday.
They were 3,985 the day before and 3,759 a week earlier.
The public health agency also counts 305,322 new contaminations this Thursday.
It is therefore the third consecutive day with more than 300,000 positive cases identified in 24 hours in France (305,322 versus 261,481 last Thursday), notes our journalist.
The incidence rate is exploding: there are nearly 3,000 positive cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the past week.
It is up 27.1% in one week.
• Incidence rate close to 3,000 (positive cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the past week).
• Incidence rate up 27.1% in one week (this % has only been decreasing for ten days).
• Positivity rate close to 20%, down slightly in recent days.
- Nicolas Berrod (@nicolasberrod) January 13, 2022
In addition, 227 deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours in hospital, bringing the number of victims since the start of the epidemic to 126,532 people in France.
In addition, since the start of the vaccination campaign in France, 53,465,792 people have received at least one injection (i.e. 79.3% of the total population) and 52,177,933 people now have a complete vaccination schedule (i.e. 77. 4% of the total population).
More than 30.5 million people (30,513,782) also received a booster dose.
Finally, 618,007 doses have been injected in the past 24 hours.