The government will adopt new health measures, while the number of people diagnosed positive for the coronavirus has increased by more than 30 % in a week ? Emmanuel Macron, now in Lebanon after the explosion that has claimed more than a hundred deaths, announced on Thursday evening the holding of a new Council of Defence on the Covid-19 " next week ".
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7 565 new cases in a week
On the week of 27 July to 2 August, 7 565 persons have been tested positive in france, or +33 % compared to the previous week which had seen a jump in the number of cases (+57 %, with a 5-695). This increase in new cases the positive "is still higher than the increase in the number of patients tested" (+14 %, 505 945), emphasizes Public Health France.
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The balance sheet daily published on Thursday by the directorate-general of Health will be in the same direction : 1 604 confirmed cases in the past 24 hours, after 1 695 the day before, while this figure has crossed the bar of 1 000 since the end of July. According to public Health France, the positivity rate is also up (to 1.6 %, against 1.4 % the previous week on the mainland) on the week of 27 July to 2 August, as well as the incidence rate that exceeds the bar of the 10 positive cases per 100 000 inhabitants in france (11,6, compared to 8.7 in the previous week).Updated Date: 06 August 2020, 18:33