Covid-19: 4,634 patients in intensive care and 292 dead in France on Tuesday

The essential New Covid-19 patients were admitted to the intensive care unit on Tuesday, March 23rd. 4634 patients are now being treated in the intensive care unit. The coronavirus is the cause of 292 deaths during the day.

While France has around 5,000 resuscitation beds, the number of Covid-19 patients is dangerously low. This Tuesday evening, 4,634 Covid-19 patients are being treated in the intensive care unit in France. 488 people have visited an intensive care unit in the last 24 hours.

Hospitals currently treat 26,756 people. During the day, 2,286 patients were hospitalized.

The Covid-19 is the cause of 292 deaths on Tuesday, i. H. 92,809 deaths since the epidemic began more than a year ago.

While France has around 5,000 resuscitation beds, the number of Covid-19 patients is dangerously low. This Tuesday evening, 4,634 Covid-19 patients are being treated in the intensive care unit in France. 488 people have visited an intensive care unit in the last 24 hours. Hospitals currently treat 26,756 people. During the day, 2,286 patients were hospitalized. The Covid-19 is the cause of 292 deaths on Tuesday, i. H. 92,809 deaths since the epidemic began more than a year ago. 2,522,337 French people to be vaccinated The Directorate-General for Health announces that 2,522,337 people have received the two doses of the vaccine against Covid-19, representing 4.8% of the adult population. 6,595,920 patients received one of the two injections, representing 12.6% of the adult population. The vaccination was extended to over 70 years on Saturday. Head of State Emmanuel Macron announced in April the expansion of the vaccination against Covid-19 to people over 70 without comorbidities and to teachers. The vaccination of people over 70 – in France there are 3.5 million – can start from Saturday. “There are no weekends and holidays for vaccinations,” said Emmanuel Macron on his trip to Valenciennes in the north. Teachers, in turn, can be vaccinated from mid-April. The government expects 8 million doses of the Pfizer BioNtech vaccine in April. Vaccinodromes to be opened To speed up mass vaccination, the government wants to open vaccinodromes in cities. According to preliminary forecasts, 100 to 200 vaccination centers or one or two per department will be set up from the end of March. In Toulouse, a vaccinodrome is to be opened this Saturday in Hall 8 of the former exhibition center on the Île du Ramier.

2,522,337 French are vaccinated

The Directorate-General for Health announced that 2,522,337 people received the two doses of the vaccine against Covid-19, or 4.8% of the adult population. 6,595,920 patients received one of the two injections, representing 12.6% of the adult population.

The vaccination was extended to over 70 years on Saturday

Head of State Emmanuel Macron announced in April that the vaccination against Covid-19 would be extended to people over 70 years of age without comorbidities and to teachers. The vaccination of people over 70 – in France there are 3.5 million – can start from Saturday. “There are no weekends and holidays for vaccinations,” hammered Emmanuel Macron on the way to Valenciennes in the north. Teachers, in turn, can be vaccinated from mid-April. The government expects 8 million doses of the Pfizer BioNtech vaccine in April.

Vaccinodromes are opened

To speed up mass vaccination, the government wants to open vaccination trays in cities. According to preliminary forecasts, 100 to 200 vaccination centers or one or two per department will be set up from the end of March. In Toulouse, a vaccinodrome is to be opened this Saturday in Hall 8 of the former exhibition center on the Île du Ramier.