As of Wednesday, September 22, 2021: The occupancy rate of intensive care beds in France is still falling. Three quarters of the regions are in the green there, three regions are on maximum alert, but this status should be abandoned soon (Ile-de-France, Occitanie and Corsica) and only PACA still remains in health emergency.
Things are getting worse in Guyana
Overseas, the rate continues to decline in Guadeloupe and Martinique, with the rate still very high (511%). But it continues to rise in Guyana, whose rate was already very high (from 246% to 261% in a week). In mayotes, the rate stabilizes after two weeks of growth.
Graphic. Evolution of occupancy rates of intensive care beds in French regions over the past four weeks. The blue dotted line represents the maximum alert level (set at 30% by the government), the red dotted line represents the health emergency level (set at 60%) and the black dotted line represents the initial capacity in the region (before the pandemic). does. . Click to view larger. Credits: Nicolas Gutierrez c.
1. The thresholds in the graph have been revised to adopt the new alert levels established by the Ministry of Solidarity and Health: Maximum Alert (30%) and Health Emergency (60%).
2. Due to the time lag between the time of infection and admission to the ICU (about two weeks), Wednesday’s data actually reflects the pandemic situation two to three weeks earlier.
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