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Update on the coronavirus situation in Brittany as of March 18, 2022

Updated on 03/26/2022

Update on the coronavirus situation in Brittany as of March 18, 2022

The evolution of health indicators confirms a still active circulation of the covid-19 virus in the region. In this context, it is necessary to maintain an updated vaccination schedule that includes the booster dose.

Likewise, a new vaccination campaign was launched, aimed at the residents of EHPADAccommodation establishment for dependent elderly people and, more generally, from the population aged 80 and over, now eligible for a second booster starting 3 months after the first booster.

Epidemiological point

brittany records 40,846 new positive cases from March 11.

The incidence rate(2) now stands at 1137.3 cases per 100 000 inhabitants (+291.7 points(1)) at the regional level with a positivity rate(3) of RT-PCR and antigen tests of 37 %

Number of confirmed cases as of March 18 Incidence rate per 100,000 inhabitants as of March 18 and evolution(1) Test positivity rate from March 9 to 15
Since the beginning of the epidemic Evolution (1)
22 153359 +8127 1266.7 +322.7 33.8%
29 226492 +13177 1392.3 +357.3 40.2%
35 358113 +12387 1045.9 +276.4 34.5%
56 213592 +7155 860.3 +210.5 34.9%
Brittany 951556 +40846 1137.3 +291.7 37%

Care of patients with Covid-19 in a hospital in Brittany :

· 481 ongoing COVID hospitalizations (+17), including

either Four. Five in intensive care unit (-6)

either 290 in conventional medicine (+30)

since the beginning of the epidemic:

either 15,467 hospitalized patients returned home (+393(1));

either 2 467 the patients died (+44(1)).

projection dynamics

In Brittany, 124,175 (RT-PCR and antigens) were performed between March 10 and 16.

Number of tests performed (RT-PCR + antigens) from March 10 to 16
22 22365
29 39121
35 40797
56 21892
Brittany 124175

Vaccination dynamics

03/16, 7 824 567 The injections were made in Brittany.

Vaccination coverage (at least one dose) of the Breton population is 84.5% all ages and 96.6% for ages 12 and up.

Complete vaccination schedules

in Brittany, 86.9% of the booster-eligible population received their booster dose either, two 342 875 injections

At the departmental level, these data related to booster vaccination:

· On the Côtes d’Armor87.4% of the population eligible for the booster vaccine received their booster dose, that is, 396,285 injections.

· in Finistere, 88.6% of the population eligible for the booster vaccine received their booster dose, that is, 668,571 injections.

· In Ille-et-Vilaine, 85.8% of the population eligible for the booster vaccine received their booster dose, that is, 756,562 injections.

· in Morbihan, 86.1% of the population eligible for the booster vaccine received their booster dose, that is, 521,457 injections.

Covid cases in schools

In Brittany, no schools are currently closed, but 70 classes are.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Information

Information and recommendations: www.gouvernement.fr/info-coronavirus

Places of detection and vaccination: www.sante.fr

For all non-medical questions, 24/7 freephone number: 0 800 130 000

1-Data compared to 03/11/2022

2-The incidence rate represents the number of new cases of COVID-19 diagnosed by PCR or antigen test that have occurred during the last 7 days with respect to the number of inhabitants of the department. The unit adopted is per 100,000 inhabitants.

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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