COVID 19. Friday April 29: Hospital activity continues

Coronavirus

Posted on April 29, 2022

Here is the update on the health situation related to the coronavirus epidemic in Brittany, communicated by the ARS this Friday, April 29:

“Health indicators confirm the decrease in the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in the region. The decline in new hospital admissions continues, but with still significant activity.

In this regard, it is recalled that the injection of the second booster dose, open to people over 60 years of age, can strengthen protection against severe forms of the disease and prevent death.

epidemiological point

Records in Brittany 26,243 new positive cases since April 22nd

The incidence rate2 is now 819 cases per 100,000 population (-206.5 points1) at the regional level with a positivity rate3 RT-PCR and antigen testing by 38.5%.

Care of Covid-19 patients in hospital in Brittany :

· 566 Hospital admissions for COVID reasons ongoing (-481), whose

Oh 49 in intensive care (-1)

Oh 389 in conventional medicine (-161)

since the beginning of the epidemic:

Oh 18,945 Hospital patients returned home (+6771);

Oh 2,735 Patients died (+441).

screening dynamics

In Brittany, 82,787 (RT-PCR and antigens) were carried out between April 21 and 27.

vaccination dynamics

as of 27.04. 7 914 292 Injections were made in Brittany.

The immunization coverage (at least one dose) of the Breton population is 84.5% all age groups and 96.6% from 12 years.

Complete vaccination schedules

in Brittany, 86.5% of the population eligible for the booster dose received either their booster dose,
2 366,782 injections.

At departmental level, these vaccination booster dates are:

· On the Cotes d’Armor86.9% of the population eligible for the booster dose received their booster dose, ie 400,524 injections.

· in Finistere, 88.2% of the population eligible for the booster dose received their booster dose, ie 675,237 injections.

· In Ille et Vilaine, 85.6% of the population eligible for the booster dose received their booster dose, ie 764,599 injections.

· in Morbihan, 85.6% of the population eligible for the booster dose received their booster dose, ie 526,422 injections.

Covid cases in schools

No school is currently closed in Brittany, but 5 classes are.

1-Data refer to 04/22/2022

2-The incidence rate represents the number of new cases of COVID-19 diagnosed by a PCR or antigen test that have occurred in the past 7 days compared to the population of the department. The assumed unit is per 100,000 population.

3-The positivity rate represents the number of positive cases for Covid (PCR and antigen test) compared to the number of people tested over 7 days.

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