The number of people hospitalized as a result of Covid-19 continued to increase on Monday, crossing the 10,000 mark, with 10,151 people affected, according to data from health authorities.
This figure had not been reached since June 22. A significant number of these hospitalizations are concentrated in the Bouches-du-Rhône, in the Paris region, in Guadeloupe, in Martinique or even in Reunion.
In the past 24 hours, 950 new people have been hospitalized.
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Critical care admissions also on the rise
The number of patients in critical care is also increasing, to 1,908 against 1,852 Sunday, and 178 new admissions in 24 hours.
This indicator, closely scrutinized by health authorities who want to avoid saturation of hospitals as in the West Indies, fell below the 1,000 patient mark on July 7.
The number of new people infected since Sunday stands at 5,829, with a positivity rate of 3.5% over the last seven consolidated days.
97 deaths in 24 hours
The total of deaths is 112,798 since the start of the epidemic, with 97 more in 24 hours.
Regarding vaccination, 46,494,384 people have received at least one injection (ie 69% of the total population) and 39,417,418 are fully vaccinated (ie 58.5% of the total population).