+ Corona update + Twice as many Covid 19 deaths as in spring

WORTH KNOWING

The corona numbers in the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d‘Azur (PACA) are improving, as in the whole country. The number of Covid 19 deaths remains high, but should continue to fall in the coming days. Two weeks ago, a peak was reached with 462 deceased in seven days. In spring, the maximum number was 223 corona deaths per week.

A look at the latest corona figures:

France (as of yesterday, 26 November)
• 13,563 newly-infected in 24 hours
• 4018 people in intensive care (-130 in 24 hours)
• 29,310 people in hospital (-662 in 24 hours)
• 79.2 percent intensive care unit utilization (related to the initial bed capacity, which has been increased since the onset of the pandemic)
• 3724 observed foci of infection (clusters), including 1589 in retirement homes (figures 23/11)
• 339 deaths (in hospital) in 24 hours (50,957 since virus outbreak, hospital and retirement homes)
• 0.56 R value (average number of people infected by an infected person; data from 20.11.)
• Incidence rate: 131.7 (Infected per 100,000 people; data from four days ago)

Sources: here +

Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (PACA)
Considered the latest figures from the ARS PACA Regional Health Authority, published yesterday, Thursday, 26 November.
• 1301 people with Covid-19 are hospitalized (-29 in 24 hours).
• 418 of them in intensive care (-4 in 24 hours)
• 41 people with Covid-19 died in hospital in the past 24 hours
• 83 percent of intensive care in the region occupied (87.1 percent of initial capacity)
• 715 active clusters
• Incidence rate: 166 (previous week: 275)
• 1046 people are in a rehabilitation facility following their Covid 19 disease (+26 in 24 hours)

Looking into the largest departments of the

Alpes-Maritimes region
• 245 people are hospitalized (-1 in 24 hours)
• 71 of them are in intensive care (-2 in 24 hours)
• 85.4 percent of the population Intensive care beds are occupied
• 397 people have died in hospital with corona since the beginning of the crisis (+5 in 24 hours)
• 7-day incidence (cases per 100,000 inhabitants in a week): 150

Bouches-du Rhône
• 543 people are hospitalized (-10 in 24 hours)
• 246 of them are in intensive care (-4 in
• 83.1 percent of intensive care beds are occupied
• 1443 people have died in hospital with corona since the beginning of the crisis (+21 in 24 hours)
• 7-day incidence (cases per 100,000 population in a week): 180

Var
• 180 people are hospitalized (-10 in 24 hours)
• 52 of them are on the Intensive care unit (-1 in 24 hours)
• 83.6 percent of intensive care beds are occupied
• 383 people have died in hospital with corona since the beginning of the crisis (+6 in 24 hours)
• 7-day incidence (cases per 100,000 inhabitants in a week): 135

Monaco
In the Principality yesterday, Thursday, six new cases , with only the numbers of people living in Monaco being included in the statistics. Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 600 people have been tested positive for Covid-19 in Monaco.
Currently, 19 patients with Covid-19 are hospitalized in CHPG, including three people in the intensive care unit (two residents).
28 positive patients with low symptoms are in domestic quarantine and are cared for by the Centre de Suivi à Domicile.

Useful info

tracking app: TousAnticoVID
Since October 22, the new version of the Anti-Corona app is available for download in France. “TousAnticovid” is designed to help alert contact persons in case of Covid-19 infection. The new app is more powerful and provides daily information on key figures such as the number of new infections, the 7-day incidence of infections per 100,000 inhabitants, and bed occupancy in hospitals.

Dating certificate: when do you need it? Where can it be downloaded?
As with the spring lockdown, the French government has prepared a certificate of departure (attestation de déplacement dérogatoire), which must be completed, either digitally or printed, once you leave your home. In addition to the aforementioned government page, the attestation can also be completed in seconds via the anti-corona app “TousAnticovid”.

To leave home, you need one of the followingReasons:
– Grocery shopping (from 28 November also purchase of “unnecessary” things)
– go to work and back home; bring or pick up children to school
– medical reasons
– compelling family reasons
– help of needy people
– judicial or administrative subpoenas
– volunteer Help like distributing food
– one hour a day to play sports or do your dog within a kilometre of one kilometre around your home (three hours within a 20 km radius starting November 28).

Read the details of the planned loosening of the shutdown from Saturday, November 28.

Where can you get tested?
The following applies throughout France: Covid 19 tests are offered without a prescription and free of charge for everyone. A map of the PACA test labs can be found here. Because of the high demand, priority is given to people with prescription, people with symptoms, people at risk and health workers.