Critics and a symbolic course. That of 100,000 people vaccinated in France against Covid-19 crossed on Monday, January 11, as announced by the Directorate General of Health. Since the start of the vaccination campaign, more than 138,000 people have been vaccinated in the country.
The Ile-de-France region has vaccinated the most, with 30,248 people having received their first injection against Covid-19. It is followed by Nouvelle-Aquitaine (18,841 vaccinations) and Occitanie (12,582 vaccinations).
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Much higher figures among our neighbors
However, this number remains well below those of our European neighbors. In Germany, 532,878 doses were administered according to figures recorded on Saturday, January 9. In the UK, nearly 1.3 million people have already received a first dose.
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Visiting Tarbes last Saturday, Prime Minister Jean Castex and Minister of Health Olivier Véran made it clear that they wanted to forget the slow start of the vaccine campaign. Jean Castex had explained that he wanted to speed up the pace and fight mistrust.
On Monday evening, the Directorate General of Health also indicated that the number of hospitalized Covid-19 patients continued to climb in France. Hospitals received 24,812 patients with the new coronavirus (against 24,526 on Sunday and 24,962 on January 4), including 1,289 people who arrived in 24 hours. After several days of decline, the number of hospitalizations is on the rise again, for the second consecutive day.
310 people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours, bringing the total of deaths from the epidemic to 67,750, according to the latest figure updated by Public Health France. Last week, the number of daily deaths hovered between 150 and 380.