Coronavirus : the number of patients in the icu is rising again - The Point

While he was down since April, the number of patients with Covid-19 admitted to intensive care units has increased by 13 cases since Friday. In addition, the Di

Coronavirus : the number of patients in the icu is rising again - The Point

While he was down since April, the number of patients with Covid-19 admitted to intensive care units has increased by 13 cases since Friday. In addition, the Directorate-general of health (DGS) indicates Monday 3 August 29 new deaths have been recorded since 31 July. Now, 384 patients for the coronavirus are hospitalized in the intensive care unit Monday, with 29 new admissions in 24 hours.

The Ile-de-France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'azur, the Hauts-de-France and Guyana comprise 68 % of the patients in the icu, according to the release. The number of patients in the icu had already increased a person's last Thursday, which was the first increase recorded since the 9th of April, before falling back to the next day. Regarding the new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in the last 24 hours, only 556 have been identified, which is less than the days of the week previous.

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432 clusters closed

France was The leader Monday, 5 new clusters (households) since Sunday, but 432 clusters have been closed. The death toll of the Covid in France rose on Monday to a total of 30 294, 19 of which 779 in hospitals and 10 515 in institutions, social and medico-social, this dating, however, of 28 July, and to be updated on Tuesday. The DGS remember his instructions: "give preference to small groups, to equip masks general public and gels, hydro-alcoholic, prefer outdoor spaces, ventilate premises, to enable (the application) Stop Covid, to protect the most vulnerable". "If the test RT-PCR is positive, if strict isolation at home, respect the distance, wearing a mask, washing hands regularly, quickly alert his friends, his family, his work colleagues," says the DGS.

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Updated Date: 03 August 2020, 16:33

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