The last day of the year ended with an increase in the degree of positivity in the Rhône department to 5.3% while 9,386 people were tested on New Year’s Eve. The incidence is also increasing, standing at 158 cases / 100,000 in the metropolitan area of Lyon and 159.7 / 100,000 in the Rhône for this last week of the year, from 26 to 31 December.
The first weekend in 2021 also ends with an increase in hospital admissions with 1,026 inpatients on Sunday 3 January (+8 in the last 24 hours), including 129 in intensive care units (+ 1).
Over the past 24 hours, 14 new Covid + patients have been hospitalized, including 4 in intensive care.
A single death was recorded, leading to 1,873 patients who have died in hospital since March 1, while 8,933 inpatients have been able to return to their homes since that date.