The new assessment of the coronavirus epidemic in France shows 68,060 dead in France. The number of new cases is relatively low due to the weekend but hospitalizations and resuscitations have increased over the last 24 hours, confirming the upward trend of the epidemic.
The upward trend of the epidemic continues. Hospitalizations and intensive care admissions linked to Covid-19 are on the rise in France according to a new report from the Ministry of Health. According to the latest figures released, the new report shows 287 additional patients in hospital in 24 hours, for a total of 24,846. Resuscitations, also on the rise, now concern 2,676 patients, 47 more than on Sunday.
310 additional deaths in 24 hours
According to this new assessment, France also has 310 additional deaths from the epidemic, bringing the total to 68,060 deaths. The number of additional cases of coronavirus detected is low in with only 3,582 new positive cases recorded in the last 24 hours due to the weekend. On Sunday, contaminations were still at a very high level with more than 15,944 new cases in 24 hours.
In this context, the positivity rate for screening tests seems to stabilize at 6.45% on Monday. This indicator which measures the percentage of people positive for Covid-19 was 6.3% on Saturday and 6.5% on Sunday.