COVID-19. In Brittany, indicators confirm a new wave of contamination

The latest indicators transmitted by the Brittany Regional Health Agency (ARS) this Friday, 26 November 2021 confirm the resumption of the COVID-19 pandemic in the region. Between 19 November and 26 November 2021, 5,999 positive tests were done in Brittany. Last week 4,464 positive cases were reported.

In Ile-et-Vilaine, the incidence rate is climbing very quickly

As a result, incidence rates are increasing in most departments. In Ile-et-Vilaine, it is now 204.3 positive cases per 100,000 residents (+74.4 in a week). Morbihan’s rate is 168.3 (+44.8); In Finistre, it reached 130.6 (+37.2); For Ctes-d’Armor, it is 122.4 (+41).

At the same time, the number of tests performed is exploding. Between November 17 and 23, 76,000 PCR tests were conducted. This is 53 percent more than the previous week.

More than nine out of ten Britons fully vaccinated

Brittany Hospital welcomes 310 patients, 40 of whom are in intensive care.

The ARS Bretagne currently monitors 85 clusters, most of which are located in Ille-et-Vilaine (35 clusters in the department).

Vaccination continues in Brittany. More than 5.7 million injections have been given in the area. 95.7% of Bretons over the age of 12 have received at least one dose of the vaccine; 94.6% are fully immunized (not including booster doses). Barely 13% of Bretons over 12 received a booster dose.

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