Hérault / Covid: admissions decrease, deaths still recorded

Montpellier University Hospital (© Metropolitan)

ARS Occitanie takes stock of the situation on Tuesday, September 28 on the activity of hospital teams in the region. If the flow of admissions is gradually reducing, the number of deaths linked to Covid has risen sharply in hospitals in recent weeks.

Hospital activity

In Occitania, 720 hospitalizations are still in progress (-41 in 4 days) including 176 in intensive care and critical care (-8 in 4 days) and 5,151 deaths (+14 in 4 days) have been recorded in the hospital since the start of the hospital. epidemic in March 2020.

In Hérault, 157 hospitalizations are in progress (-10 in 4 days) including 41 in intensive care and critical care (-8 in 4 days) and 1,145 deaths (+3 in 4 days) have been recorded in the hospital since the start of the epidemic in March 2020.

The hospital situation in Occitania on September 28.
The hospital situation in Occitania on September 28. (©ARS Occitanie)

Improvement of the epidemic situation

In addition, the improvement in the epidemic situation is gradually continuing. The number of positive cases has fallen sharply in recent weeks, but it still remains close to the alert threshold in Occitania, with an average of 53.4 new cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

The incidence rate in Occitania.
The incidence rate in Occitania. (© Public Health France)

In hospitals, the flow of admissions is gradually reducing, but the number of deaths linked to Covid has risen sharply in our hospitals in recent weeks. To be protected, the priority remains that of vaccination and barrier gestures for all. Since the start of the campaign in January, 8.4 million doses of vaccines have been administered in Occitania.

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