Covid-19 in Occitania: 38 new deaths in four days, more patients in the intensive care unit

The essential Covid-19 is the cause of 38 new deaths in four days in Occitania. The regional health authority announced that 1,350 patients will be hospitalized, including 246 people in intensive care. Decreasing numbers.

Week after week, the Covid-19 continues to claim dozens of victims in Occitania. In four days, since the last update from the regional health authority, 38 patients have died in our region. In Occitania, 3,338 people have died since the epidemic began.

In detail, there were 5 new deaths in Aude, 3 in Aveyron, 3 in Gard, 3 in Haute-Garonne, 1 in Gers, 10 in Hérault, 3 in Lot, 3 in Hautes-Pyrénées, 1 in the Pyrénées-Orientales, 3 in the Tarn and 3 in the Tarn-et-Garonne. No new deaths occurred in Ariège and Lozère.

Hospitals and clinics in the region currently treat 1,350 people (-19 in four days), including 246 people who were admitted to intensive care units (+5 in four days).

In its press release, the ARS Occitanie states that an average of 1,140 positive cases were recorded per day. A total of 7,978 new cases were registered in our region last week. The test positivity rate is 5.3%.

Also read: Covid-19: 299 dead and 3,918 patients in the intensive care unit this Tuesday

Almost 600,000 vaccinations in Occitania

Almost 600,000 people were vaccinated in the area, the ARS says. 209,712 patients received the two doses of the vaccine and 388,120 people received one of the two injections. 6.6% of the regional population are already vaccinated against Covid-19.

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