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Covid-19 in France: 138 deaths in hospital and more than 30,000 new infections in 24 hours

While 21 million French people spent their first weekend under a third lockdown, the virus continues to circulate in the country. The bar of 30,000 new cases per day was again exceeded this Sunday: the authorities identified 30,581 new contaminations over the last 24 hours, against 35,327 the day before.

The pressure on the intensive care units is still maintained. According to the latest epidemic figures published on Sunday, the number of patients suffering from severe forms of the disease has further increased, now to 4,406 patients, against 4,353 the day before and 4,127 a week ago. New admissions, on the other hand, fell to 196 from 317 48 hours ago.

In Île de France, a particularly scrutinized region, nearly 1,300 patients are now in intensive care, out of a total of 6,367 hospitalized patients.

In France, the number of hospitalizations fell slightly on Sunday, with 926 new entries over the last 24 hours against 1,348 on Saturday. In all, the authorities have identified 25,926 people hospitalized for a Covid-19 infection.

At the same time, there is a slight decrease in the number of deaths since we deplore the death of 138 people in the last 24 hours in hospital, against 185 the day before. As a reminder, since the start of the epidemic, 66,873 patients have died in hospital from a Covid-19 infection.

More than 6 million French people have received a dose of vaccine

Faced with the epidemic, the vaccination campaign continues. More than 6 million (6,191,666 precisely) doses of anti-Covid vaccines have been injected into the arms of the French, or 9.2% of the total population, since the start of the vaccination campaign, according to figures released on Sunday .

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On Saturday alone, 54,291 first doses and 2,126 second doses were administered. A total of 2,446,599 people received the two doses needed for definitive vaccination with the vaccines currently in use. This corresponds to 3.7% of the total population.

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