the number of patients hospitalized and admitted to intensive care up slightly

    the number of patients hospitalized and admitted to intensive care up slightly

    The Minister of Health described the situation in France on Monday as “rather fragile or even precarious”.

    The Covid-19 has killed 354 in hospitals in France in the past 24 hours and 5,797 new cases have been recorded in the territory compared to the day before, according to the latest data published by Public Health France this Monday evening, three days away. of Christmas.

    This Monday, 25,201 patients are hospitalized due to a Covid-19 infection, of which 1,284 have been admitted in the past 24 hours. Santé Publique France also reports that 2,737 patients have been hospitalized in intensive care to date, of which 179 have been newly admitted in the past 24 hours.

    On Sunday, unlike the dynamics of the past few days, the number of patients hospitalized for Covid-19 infection was up slightly with 24,961 people, and the trend was the same in intensive care.

    In France, a “fragile, precarious” situation

    This Monday, the Minister of Health Olivier Véran described the situation in France as “quite fragile, even precarious”, while 12,799 new cases of Covid-19 contamination had been noted Sunday evening over the last 24 hours. Olivier Véran also notes that the “positivity rate of the tests” is “below 6%, around 6%”, which is “rather stable”.

    “We are not on a slope (upward: Editor’s note), we have been on a straight line for about two weeks, namely that the virus is no longer decreasing, but we are not in a massive increase either,” explained the member of the government on Europe1.

    The first vaccines against Covid-19 will be administered on Sunday in France, the first day of the launch in the European Union of this campaign of an unprecedented scale, announced Monday Gabriel Attal and Olivier Véran.

    Jeanne Bulant BFMTV reporter

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