There is a dead calm.
Only machines with high "beeps" give a regular tempo, broken by the rustling of hooves when the rhythm gets carried away.
In the intensive care unit of the New Civil Hospital (NHC) in Strasbourg, this music is familiar.
If the service has halved its number of beds open for summer holidays, the Covid has not taken a vacation.
Driven by the spread of the Delta variant, which represents 92% of contaminations in the department, the epidemic is once again at the gates of the hospital.
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Younger and younger patients are coming through the doors of the sheave.
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Of the twelve rooms occupied, four welcome patients positive for the coronavirus.
For twelve days we have had no case but since the beginning of July, we see one per day, then two, then four today
", testifies Professor Ferhat Meziani, head of the service.
He is not the only one to note this epidemic resumption.
Whether in the emergency room, on the ground floor, or a floor above, in infectious diseases, "
we feel the wave approaching
", reports the professor
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