LATEST CORONAVIRUS FIGURES. Nearly 30,000 new cases of Covid were recorded on August 23 according to the latest figures from Public Health France. 20% of Covid tests are positive. A new wave is expected this fall.
[Updated August 24 2022 at 3:45 p.m.] The diminution of the circulation of SARS-CoV-2 continues with an improvement in epidemiological indicators in all regions, confirmed Public Health France in the last weekly update. the August 23, nearly 30,000 new cases of Covid were still registered and 20% of the tests are still positive. According to' WHO , France has passed the barrier of 150,000 deaths from Covid as of August 23, 2022. And 'l 'epidemic is not behind us' has warned Brigitte Autran , immunologist at the head of the new 'Health Risk Watch and Anticipation Committee' which replaces the Covid Scientific Council, in an interview with the Parisian . For her, the 'is almost certain that there will be a wave (from Covid-19, ndlr) in autumn'. The variant Omicron always circulates in a way almost exclusively in France and its sub-lineage BA.5 rest omnipresent . Every day, Santé Publique France presents a dashboard key epidemic monitoring indicators: confirmed cases , deaths in France and around the world , hospitalizations , statistics , incidence , admissions in intensive care or critical care, contaminations , curves, figures of the vaccination ... To which are added the data published by the government . We present here the latest Covid figures .
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At August 24, 28,988 new people tested positive for Covid in France. In total, France identifies 34.6 million people having had a positive antigen or PCR test for the coronavirus since the start of the epidemic in 2020, according to the Johns Hopkins University .
Hospital data is based on emergency department visits from the OSCOUR network and conventional care and critical care hospitalizations reported by healthcare facilities. Below are the figures released by the Dashboard government and Public Health France.
At 23 August 2022
As of August 23, 2022
The highest incidence rates seen in August are among 30-39 year olds, 20-29 year olds and 90+ year olds.
In France, 60% of the population received a complete primary vaccination + a booster dose. 20% of the French population is not vaccinated against Covid-19 . As of August 15, only 32.5% of people aged 60-79 and 45.2% of people aged 80 and over, as well as 49.8% of nursing home residents had received their second booster dose (4th dose) among eligible people (according to the time since the last injection). 'The vaccination effort must therefore be stepped up to improve the vaccination coverage which remains insufficient, in particular in the DROMs and among the elderly' Public Health France insists again on August 18.
Government and Public Health France sites report Covid deaths in hospitals and in social and medico-social establishments, i.e. 150 128 to August 23, 2022 according to' WHO . Covid deaths outside these structures are not recorded in real time. the Covid-19 kills more men than women pointed out the Ined on March 2022.
More than 150,000 French people have died from Covid in France. How many globally? According to ECDC figures ( European Center for Disease Prevention and Control ) reported by Public Health France , as of August 23, 2022, Covid-19 has killed more than 6 million people worldwide:
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