The epidemic continues to progress in New Aquitaine. In recent weeks, the indicators have started to rise again. This is again the case in the last three days, according to data from the Regional Health Agency.
This Friday, 62 people are currently hospitalized, or 5 more since August 11, 11 patients are in the intensive care or intensive care (+2). 2,268 people have been discharged from hospital healed since the start of the epidemic (+8). No deaths have been recorded in recent days. Since the start of the epidemic, the region has deplored 428 deaths among people hospitalized.
The number of cases also continues to climb with 202 new positive tests from August 10 to 12, out of more than 15,000 carried out. The ARS also notes in its press release four new epidemic outbreaks, bringing the total to 15 active clusters.
Where to get tested?
In its press release, the ARS recalls that you can get tested for free and without a prescription:
– on free screening operations in tourist places: www.nouvelle-aquitaine.ars.sante.fr/operations-de-depistage-gratuit-en-nouvelle-aquitaine
– in public and private medical analysis laboratories (contact the laboratory before going there to find out how to make an appointment): www.nouvelle-aquitaine.ars.sante.fr/covid-19-ou-se-faire-depister-en-nouvelle-aquitaine-carte-des-laboratoires