Since this fall, 94 Citizens have been taking stock every week on the evolution of the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the hospital.
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The number of hospitalizations drops below 1,500 per week
For the second week in a row since mid-September, the number of people hospitalized for Covid-19 last week was lower than the number of patients discharged from the hospital. 1459 people were hospitalized the week of May 10 (against 2200 the previous week) while 1,878 patients were able to return home.
6,017 Covid patients hospitalized in Ile-de-France as of May 16
The total number of patients hospitalized for Covid-19 stood at 6,017 this Sunday, May 16 against 6,783 the previous week, a further decrease. The peak was reached on Monday April 19 with 8,210 hospitalized patients.
After reaching 6,663 on November 15, the number of patients hospitalized for Covid-19 in Ile-de-France made the yoyo, descended to 4,684 on January 7 then oscillating around 5,000, 5,500. peaked at 8,210 on April 19.
Intensive care admissions below the peak of the 2nd wave
354 patients were admitted to intensive care or intensive care for Covid-19 the week of May 10 against 574 people the previous week, down nearly 40% from one week to the next.
The number of new patients in shifts for Covid has fallen below the peak of the 2nd wave for two weeks. The number of new ICU admissions had passed the peak of the second wave since the week of March 8. The peak of the 2nd wave was reached the week of November 2 with 641 admissions. That of the first wave the week of March 30, 2020 with 1648 admissions.
The cumulative number of people in intensive care remains slightly above the theoretical capacities of the region
In total, 1,299 patients were in intensive care or intensive care for Covid-19 in Ile-de-France on Sunday, May 16 against 1,506 the previous Sunday, down for the 4th week. Despite this constant decline, the number of patients in sheaves still remains slightly above the theoretical reception capacities of the region, of the order of 1,200 places.
Since March 15, the number of Covid 19 patients in intensive care has exceeded the peak of the second wave which was reached on November 12, with 1,138 patients. That of the first wave was reached on April 8 with 2,668 patients in intensive care in Ile-de-France. The number of people in intensive care has greatly exceeded the theoretical gauge expected in the region, around 1,200 beds since March 19.
Average age of ICU patients roughly stable
The average age in intensive care has decreased with the vaccination of older people. Thus, the over 70s who represented more than 40% of patients in sheave at the end of January now represent less than 30%. At the same time, those under 60 have gone from less than 30% to almost 40%.
281 people died in Covid-19 hospital last week in Ile-de-France
281 people died last week in Ile-de-France against 376 the previous week, down for the third week in a row.
Dated May 9, 19 709 people had died from Covid-19 in hospital in the region since the start of the pandemic. The number of people who died from Covid-19 in hospital exceeded 10,000 in Ile-de-France the week of November 15. It is now tending towards 20,000.
(In the diagram below, the large number of patients who died in Essonne the week of September 14 corresponds to a catch-up in the transmission of files from one of the hospitals in this department).
A peak of deaths on April 20
In this 3rd wave, the peak of deaths was observed on Tuesday April 20 with 124 deaths in one day, exceeding that of the second wave, which was 113 deaths on November 9, but below that of the first wave which had was reached on April 7 with 276 patients who died.
92,690 people were discharged from the hospital
In Ile-de-France, 92,690 people hospitalized in Ile-de-France for coronavirus have been able to return home since the start of the epidemic.