By My B., Julie M. Published December 21, 2020 6:53 PM Updated December 21, 2020 6:54 PM
Discover the latest figures concerning the covid-19 epidemic in France. According to the latest report from Public Health France, France reports 351 additional deaths in total. This Monday, December 21, 2020, there are 60,900 deaths in total and 5,797 new cases confirmed in 24 hours (problems of ascent). The second wave is not over and the epidemic is starting again in several regions of France.
<p><strong>In France</strong>, the <strong>last review</strong> provided by health authorities regarding the pandemic of <strong>Covid-19</strong>, reports at least <strong>2.479.151 </strong><strong>confirmed cases or +5.797 <strong>and 24h</strong></strong> (unconsolidated figure due to feedback concerns).
We identify this Monday, December 21 : 60.900 dead in total, 351 deaths in 24 hours. The number of deaths in EHPAD and EMS shows 18,774 deaths in total. The total number of deaths in hospital is 42,126 (+351 and 24h).
The positivity rate is currently 5,6 % and the reproducibility rate rose to 1,03. This confirms that the epidemic is on the rise since an infected individual now infects on average more than one other person.
A new Defense Council was held this Sunday following the discovery of a new variant of Covid-19 in the UK and South Africa. Flights and trains from the UK are suspended. The mutated virus has not yet been detected in France but it is possible that it circulates there, says Olivier Véran. Emmanuel Macron declares that we must be extra vigilant.
France currently has 25.233 (685 admissions) people hospitalizeds and 2,746 (88 admissions) patients in intensive care.
According to data from Public Health France, 100 departments are currently in a highly vulnerable situation:
Indicators are on the rise in several regions:
- Ile-de-France : 4,791 hospitalized and 13 deaths in 24 hours
- Grand Est: 2,885 hospitalized and 26 deaths in 24 hours
- Hauts de France: 2,453 hospitalized and 11 deaths in 24 hours
- Auvergne Rhône Alpes: 4,296 hospitalized and 22 deaths in 24 hours
- Provence-Alpes Côte d’Azur: 2,259 hospitalized and 9 deaths in 24 hours
- Brittany: 591 hospitalized and 4 deaths in 24 hours
- Normandy: 1,116 hospitalized and 6 deaths in 24 hours
- Nouvelle-Aquitaine: 1,308 hospitalized and 6 deaths in 24 hours
- Pays de la Loire: 945 hospitalized and 7 deaths in 24 hours
- Occitanie: 1,298 hospitalizations and 10 deaths in 24 hours
- Center-Val de Loire: 944 hospitalized and 5 deaths in 24 hours
- Bourgogne-Franche-Comté: 1,750 hospitalized and 10 deaths in 24 hours
This Monday, December 21, the virus Covid-19 touch 77,009,965 cases confirmed and made in total 1.705.401 dead in the world.
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