While the second wave of the coronavirus epidemic hits France and a third wave threatens the post-holidays, the update on Covid-19 with figures from Public Health France.
This Monday, December 21, the health authorities recorded 5,797 new cases of contamination. That is a total of 2,479,151 confirmed cases since the start of the epidemic.
The test positivity rate is set at 4.7%.
8,662 new hospitalizations were recorded over the last 7 days, including 1,128 in intensive care.
354 coronavirus-related deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours, bringing the total toll to 60,900, including 42,126 in hospital.
2,523 clusters were under investigation as of December 14, including 956 in nursing homes.
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