Health. Covid-19: the incidence goes back over 200 / 100,000 in the Rhône

Although this week is announced as crucial, it started badly in the Rhône with a very strong increase in incidence over the last two days. They have just returned above the 200/100 000 mark, the threshold currently used by the government to lower the curfew to 18.00.

7.5% positivity

While the number of people tested daily has been between 9,000 and 10,000 in the last week, the incidence reached 221/100,000 in the Rhône and 212.8 / 100,000 in the city’s Lyon area for the rolling week of 3 to 8 January. . The degree of positivity also returns to 7.5%, but still with a delay.

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After the fall this weekend, hospital indicators are also rising, but more slowly: 949 people were admitted to the Rhône on Monday 11 January (+20), including 131 in intensive care (+8). During the last 24 hours, 64 new patients have been admitted to the hospital, including 7 in intensive care.

Since March 1, 1,964 patients have died in hospitals (+16 in 24 hours) and 9,243 have been able to return to their homes (+24).