The health crisis has returned to the region. Reason: prevalence of BA.4 and BA.5 sub-variables. There is no longer any doubt now, France has been hit by a seventh wave of Covid-19.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022, more than 147,000 new cases were recorded in 24 hours. This is the highest level of contamination diagnosed since the end of April.
for several different weeks epidemiological indicators It turns red again:
- incidence On June 25, 2022, there are 732 cases per 100,000 residents. The rate is ‘too high and escalating’.
- Positive rate: On June 25, 2022, 25.63% of tests came back positive. The rate is ‘too high and escalating’.
- Reproduction rate: 1.51. The rate is ‘too high and escalating’.
- Acceptance of critical cases: This week on average, there are 75 critical care admissions per day. By 24% compared to the previous week.
In the slideshow below, find the 30 departments that, despite this new wave, have a particularly low intensive care occupancy rate.
Towards the return of the mandatory mask?
wearing the mask It is no longer mandatory in France since May 16, 2022. However, with this new wave of Covid-19, the question of returning to this health restriction is now on the table.
Monday 27 June 2022 Minister of HealthAnd the Brigitte Bourguignonguest in RTL He asked the French to “return the mask to the means of transport.”
Opinion shared by the Prime Minister Elizabeth Burne. Tuesday 28 June 2022 Prime Minister She asked “governors and health authorities to encourage mask-wearing in ‘crowded’ and ‘enclosed spaces’, particularly ‘public transportation’.” Southwest.
For now, Matignon specifies that it’s just a matter “Recommendations”blahRequired characters“.
waiting for creation new restrictions The government intends to relaunch the vaccination campaign, in particular by sending messages to those affected by a second booster dose.