Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes: one in three infected people is under 30

The strongest spread of the virus within the young population is confirmed in the region, according to the latest report from the ARS.

The Regional Health Agency confirms this in its latest report. Young people are increasingly affected by the Covid-19 epidemic.

During the week of August 3 to 6, d, 27% of people positive for Covid-19 are between 20 and 30 years old. An observation which is the same at the national level.

All other indicators are on the rise in the region:

-the number of positive cases: 816 last week, against 687 the previous week.

-the incidence rate (number of positive cases per 100,000 inhabitants): 10.2 last week, compared to 8.6 the previous week. At departmental level, the highest incidence rates are found in Ain, Rhône, Savoie and Haute-Savoie.

-le name of clusters: 15 additional clusters last week, compared to 11 the previous week. In total, 24 clusters are being monitored in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes according to the ARS, 11 of which are considered to be under control.


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