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Covid France figures: +22,844 cases, hospitalizations, May 16

LATEST CORONAVIRUS FIGURES. The Covid epidemic is slowing down further with 22,844 new contaminations recorded in 24 hours. The incidence rate remains below the 400 case mark. Number of Covid cases, info, hospitalizations, vaccination as of May 16, 2022.

[Mis à jour le 16 mai 2022 à 9h30] The circulation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, responsible for the global Covid pandemic slows down another 22% compared to last week while today, the obligation to wear a mask in transport ends. 22 844 nnew cases have been counted in the last 24 hours.In week 18 (May 2 to 8, 2022), decline in SARS-CoV-2 circulation and hospital admissions continued on a national level. Virological indicators remained at high levels, particularly in Reunion and Martinique“said Public Health France in its epidemiological update of May 12. “Le incidence rate fell (404, -26%) below the threshold of 500 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, and this, in almost all age groups. At the hospital level, the drop in indicators confirmed again this week“adds the organization the health organization. vaccination is complete for more than 79% of the population. Every day, Public Health France presents a dashboard key epidemic monitoring indicators: confirmed cases, death, hospitalizationsadmissions in intensive care or critical care, contaminationsdigits of the vaccination… To which are added the data published by the government. here is the review of the latest figures, as of Monday, May 16 2022.

What are today’s Covid figures?

Total covid cas name (au 16 mai)

New Covid cases over 24 hours (as of May 15)

Hospitalized Covid patients (as of May 15)Covid patients in intensive care or critical care (as of May 15)
29 375 134+22 84419 2721 233
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How many Covid cases today?

In France, at Monday, May 16, 2022according to Johns Hopkins University, 29.3 million people have had a positive coronavirus antigen or PCR test since the outbreak began in 2020. At May 15, 22,844 new people tested positive during the last 24 hours.

What are the hospitalization figures?

The hospital data is based on data on emergency visits from the OSCOUR network and hospitalizations in conventional care and critical care reported by health establishments. Below are the figures published by the Government Dashboard and Santé Publique France.

Hospitalized Covid patients

Evolution over the last 7 days

Critical care bed occupancy rate

May 15, 2022

19 272-9.42 %24.38%

How many cases in intensive care?

The number of new hospitalizations and critical care admissions continues to decline. At May 15, 1 233 Covid patients are in intensive care according to the government Dashboard.

Covid patients in critical careEvolution over the last 7 daysOccupancy rate of critical care beds by Covid patients
May 15, 20221 233-12.43%24.38%
weeklies of hospitalization and critical care of COVID-19 patients by region as of May 11, 2022
weeklies of hospitalization and critical care of COVID-19 patients by region as of May 11, 2022 © Public Health France
Incidence rate curve in France as of May 12, 2022
Incidence rate curve in France as of May 12, 2022 © Public Health France

How many French people are vaccinated against Covid?

Vaccination against Covid-19 continues to continue in France. At May 13according to the Ministry of Health, 54 363 684 people received at least one injection (i.e. 80,6% of total population) and 53 460 327 people now have a full immunization schedule (i.e. 79,3% of total population) et 41 620 680 people received a booster dose. At 9th of May 2022, 83.9% of those aged 65 and over had received a complete primary series and a booster dose.

Vaccination coverage, by age group, France (data as of April 18, 2022)
Vaccination coverage, by age group, France (data as of April 18, 2022) © Public Health France

79.3% of the French population is fully vaccinated and 19.2% is not vaccinated (the others having a still incomplete vaccination schedule). Twice a month, the Data-gouv.fr site publishes the distribution of positive Covid cases according to the person’s vaccination. “This delay is necessary for the vaccination to be considered complete and effective (at +7 days) and for the data on the tests to be consolidated” specifies the site. These indicators reflect the number of positive RT-PCR tests per 100,000 vaccinated or unvaccinated people aged 20 and over.

Number of positive tests in vaccinated and unvaccinated people as of April 24, 2022
Number of positive tests in vaccinated and unvaccinated people as of April 24, 2022 © Gouvernement.fr

How many Covid deaths in France?

Government and Public Health France sites report Covid deaths in hospitals and in social and medico-social establishments, i.e. 28 844 au May 15, 2022. Covid deaths outside these structures are not recorded in real time. “Environ 18,000 deaths have occurred since December 15, 2021, emphasizes the Scientific Council in its Opinion of March 11, a significant part of which is linked to Omicron variants, so-called mild variants), and this, with a certain form of trivialization and indifference.”

Electronically certified COVID-19 deaths as of May 2, 2022
Electronically certified COVID-19 deaths as of May 2, 2022 © Public Health France

Due to the Covid-19 epidemic, INSEE recorded a “exceptional mortality in 2020” with almost 669,000 deaths from all causes, i.e. 56,000 more deaths than in 2019 (+9%).

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Selon l’Ined68,000 deaths are attributable to the Covid epidemic in 2020.

What is the number of Covid deaths worldwide?

Nearly 150,000 French people have died from Covid in France. How many globally? According to figures from the ECDC (European Center for Disease Prevention and Control) reported by Santé Publique France, as of May 13, 2022, Covid-19 has killed more than 6 million people worldwide:

MONDEEUROPEPercentage in Europe
CAS COVID517 648 631217 716 98942.05%
MORTS COVID6 261 7082 000 14131.94%

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