Tension in hospitals continues to rise in France, while 5,273 people are in intensive care units this Saturday, according to the latest data from Public Health France. The number of hospitalizations also continues to increase. About 96,500 people have lost their lives in Covid since the outbreak began.
Key data from the coronavirus epidemic were still rising on Saturday, with about 5,300 patients in intensive care, according to data from health authorities. There were 5,273 people (up from 5,254 on Friday) in the intensive care units, who were treating the most severe forms of the disease. There were 399 new admissions in 24 hours, according to data from Public Health France. In total, France has 96,493 deaths related to Covid-19 since the start of the epidemic this Saturday, or 187 more deaths in hospital in 24 hours.
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About 29,000 patients in hospitals due to Covid
In this area, the third wave of the epidemic surpassed the high of the second Monday, which was 4,903 patients in critical care services in mid-November. The number of hospitalizations continues to rise, with 28,886 patients cared for by Covid-19, including 1,730 new admissions in 24 hours. The seven-day figure, which softens the shocks, is also rising, with nearly 13,500 admissions, including 3,074 in intensive care.
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