The incidence rate, which was the number of new cases diagnosed by PCR in the last seven days, at the regional level on Thursday was 49.9 cases per 100,000 population. It is below: There were 51.6 cases on Wednesday. It also falls below the 50K health alarm threshold set by health officials, but ARS Brittany warns: “It is stable at a high level”.
By extension, incidence rates are falling in Ili-et-Vilaine (64.4 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, -6.9) and Côtes-de-Marmore (42.9, -2.2). ). While it grows in Morbihan (48.6, +2.5) and Finstairs (38.4, +1.4).
The rate of positivity has also fallen to 2%, down from 2.5% 24 hours earlier.
Number of new cases
Brittany has recorded 377 additional positive cases in the past 24 hours, leading to the number of 55,888 people infected in the area since the onset of the epidemic.
Of these 377 cases, 142 are in Il-et-Véline, 99 in Morbihan, 105 in Finistère and 31 in Côtes-de-Marmore.
The number of hospitalized patients has declined slightly, but remains at a high level. There are 557 hospitals operating this Thursday (-29 compared to Wednesday), with 46 patients being treated in the intensive care units of Bretton hospitals (-3). 35 others were able to return to their homes.
Fifteen more deaths in the past 24 hours have been described as regrettable, with 688 deaths in hospital.
Since May 4, 2020, 1,206,732 PCR tests have been performed in Brittany, including 68,307 from December 15 to December 21, 2020, an increase of 61.7% over the previous week.
Brittany currently has 101 poles (+3) studied by ARS Bretten: 15 in Côtes d’Armour (2 in a professional environment, 1 in a school and university environment, 6 in a health establishment, in EHPAD Private sector in 4 and 2); 19 in finister (1 in schools and universities, 10 in health establishment, 1 structure for people with disabilities, 5 in EHPAD and 2 in private sector); 37 in Il-et-Vilaine (3 in a professional environment, 11 in a health establishment, 2 in a structure for people with disabilities, 11 in EHPAD, 3 in schools and universities, 5 in kindergarten and 5 in the private sector); 30 in Morbihan (2 in a professional environment, 8 in a school and university environment, 7 in a health establishment, 1 for people with disabilities, 7 in EHPAD and 5 in private).