Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, the second region where the virus is currently spreading (graph)

The number of new cases has continued to increase in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region over the past 15 days. faster than the national average.

The number of new cases of COVID-19 has been increasing in the region in recent days.

Virus circulation at time t in a territory is measured by the infection rate. It is a leading indicator. The incidence rate determines the number of positive cases over the past seven days per 100,000 population. In a slippery week. It’s a very good way to measure the degree of spread of the virus, on the spot, in an area.

The number of new cases in the region nearly quadrupled in two weeks

In the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region, according to the latest figures settled on Saturday 27 November, the infection rate was 388 (the data therefore takes into account the period between Sunday 21 November and Saturday 27 November). That average was 216 on November 20, a week ago, and 109 on November 13, two weeks ago. The number of new cases in the region nearly quadrupled in two weeks. As shown in the chart below.

Evolution of the incidence in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region (red curve)
Source: Public health France

Behind the PACA region, the virus is currently spreading in AURA with the greatest extent in France. Notably in the Ardèche (incidence rate 597) and in the Rhone (incidence rate 444).

Jean-Yves Grall, Director of ARS Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, gave a full update on Wednesday 24 November on the situation of the pandemic in Lyon and in the region at Lyon Capital. “Injuries are increasing, but the real justice for peace is the number of hospitalization cases and especially resuscitation cases, very serious cases“He explains.” The virus is again spreading widely in the region, above the national average. The result in hospitals is still moderate – there is clearly no saturation – but it must be monitored‘, is detailed in Lyon Capital.

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