COVID-19 hospitalisations in France see biggest jump since April 2021

10/1/2022 11:31:00 PM

COVID-19 hospitalisations in France see biggest jump since April 2021

COVID-19 hospitalisations in France see biggest jump since April 2021

PARIS: The number of people in hospital with COVID-19 in France rose by 767 to 22,749 on Monday (Jan 10), the biggest increase since April 2021 as a runaway Omicron infection rate boosted hospitalisations. Net new hospital admissions still remained well below peaks set in Nov-Dec 2020, when they stood over

PARIS: The number of people in hospital with COVID-19 in France rose by 767 to 22,749 on Monday (Jan 10), the biggest increase since April 2021 as a runaway Omicron infection rate boosted hospitalisations.Net new hospital admissions still remained well below peaks set in Nov-Dec 2020, when they stood over 700 for nearly a month and COVID-19 hospitalisations peaked at 33,497 on Nov. 16, 2020.

Health Minister Olivier Veran told lawmakers on Monday that the Omicron coronavirus variant leads to less serious complications than previous variants, but since it is highly infectious, it is pushing hospital numbers up quickly.The health ministry on Monday reported close to 94,000 new coronavirus cases, pushing the seven-day moving average of new infections to 269,614, the 14th consecutive record number.

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Net new hospital admissions still remained well below peaks set in Nov-Dec 2020, when they stood over 700 for nearly a month and COVID-19 hospitalisations peaked at 33,497 on Nov. 16, 2020. A country of just 9. Health Minister Olivier Veran told lawmakers on Monday that the Omicron coronavirus variant leads to less serious complications than previous variants, but since it is highly infectious, it is pushing hospital numbers up quickly. Since a hacker attack on Dec 10, some ministry databases have been offline, affecting monitoring of the pandemic. The health ministry on Monday reported close to 94,000 new coronavirus cases, pushing the seven-day moving average of new infections to 269,614, the 14th consecutive record number. The health ministry reported 17,518 new infections on Saturday. On Mondays, reported new infections usually drop sharply due to reporting lags on the weekend. The face mask mandate - which was tightened in Taoyuan earlier this week because of locally transmitted infections identified at the airport - will now apply across the island, which means that people must wear masks when they exercise, sing and take photos, for instance, it added.

In the past seven days, the one-day infections tally has been over 300,000 three times, and came in at more than 296,000 on Sunday. Anyone else is to take an antigen test, whether at home or applied by a medic. The seven-day moving average - which smoothes out daily reporting irregularities - set a 2020 high of nearly 55,000 but that record was broken just before Christmas 2021 as the Omicron variant spread like wildfire in France. It has risen virtually without interruption since then. Antigen tests are in scarce supply at pharmacies around the country, and people spend hours in line waiting to get one administered. New admissions for COVID-19 to intensive care units rose by 57 to 3,904 on Monday, their highest level since mid-May last year. . "Our goal remains the same goal - to keep the economy functioning as much as possible, and safeguard the most vulnerable," he said.