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ARS reported 61,275 Covid-19 cases or an average of 8,753 cases per day in Occitan between December 24 and 30, 2021. The regional incidence rate thus reached 1,013.6 new cases per 100,000 population, peaking at 1348 cases per 100,000 population in the Eastern Pyrenees. An achievement.

A fifth wave of Covic-19 continued to hit the Occitania area, leaving hospital crews exhausted. The latest figure, released by the ARS on Friday, states that 1,668 were admitted to hospital (+66), including 350 (+7) in intensive care and intensive care and 5,746 deaths (+53 in 3 days). It also shows a new record increase in the number of confirmed cases in Occitania: the regional incidence rate has now reached 1,013.6 new cases per 100,000 population.

“These indicators call on all of us to redouble our awareness and respect the restraining gestures,” pleaded Pierre Ricordeau, director general of ARS Occitanie, who wanted to send a message of support and gratitude to hospital staff in this regard. Season.

  • The year 2022 opens with the call to “stay together” in the face of the current epidemic situation. The current outbreak in the number of cases calls us first to send a message of support to all these sick people and their loved ones. Others have been suffering from govt symptoms for many months and to avoid exacerbating these complex events we must all be vigilant and protect ourselves and our loved ones during this holiday season, not forgetting our message of support to those hospitalized or isolated outside the warm family environment. We would like to pay tribute to all the professionals and caregivers who stayed in their beds this evening as well. After nearly two years of uninterrupted mobilization, our recognition is equal to the daily commitment of all the actors in protecting and vaccinating, diagnosing and searching, protecting and treating the masks. , Faces will be tired at the end of the year, but they are marked by an exceptional collective similarity, which signifies our optimism for 2022. Together, we take your health to heart. At the beginning of the year, we are constantly monitoring the whole of Occitania. “
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Variations according to departments

Not all sectors are affected equally by the fifth wave of Govt-19. The worst affected is the Pyrénées-Orientales sector, where the incidence rate rises to 1348.5 per 100,000 population. This includes Herald (1287.3 per 100,000), Kart (1117.6 per 100,000), Ad (1028.7 per 100,000), Hot-Corn (981.9 per 100,000), Lot (905, 875), Ariège (838.2), Tarn-et-Garonne (773.7). ), Tarn (721.1), the Gers (638.5) and Lozère (618.9).

10.8% positive tests on Occitanie

More than 520,000 trials have been carried out in the last seven days in Occitania, a testament to the fact that residents of the region were very vigilant before visiting relatives during the holidays. However, keep in mind that there is a very worrying double-digit positive ratio, as 10.8% of the tests came in positive.

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