The number of deaths from diseases caused by a new type of coronavirus in France has reached 24,760 since the start of the epidemic. This was announced on Saturday by the country’s Ministry of Health.
According to a common communiqué, the number of deaths increased by 166 people per day. Among them, almost 15.5 thousand died in hospitals, another 9.2 thousand deaths associated with the disease were confirmed in social and medical institutions. Since the beginning of the epidemic, 50,562 people who have sought the help of doctors have been discharged from medical institutions and officially recognized as healthy.
At the same time, the number of hospitalized per day decreased by 60, and now there are 25,827 infected in hospitals, the number of patients in intensive care and intensive care units has decreased by 51, to 3,827 people. Taking into account the remaining seriously ill patients, 6.4 thousand patients are in intensive care units and intensive care units, which is “126% of the initial capacity in the amount of 5 thousand places.”
The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in France has increased over the past 24 hours by 794 and is currently 120,979. The ministry also published an infographic according to which the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region has completely moved from yellow to green in the face of an improvement in the occupancy rate. hospitals and fewer new cases. At the same time, the capital region of Ile-de-France, Grand Est, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, and O-de-France unite 72% of all hospitalized patients.