In March 2020, at Samu de Lyon during the coronavirus epidemic. - J. Pachoud / AFP

Encouraging signs which remain to be confirmed. In Auvergne Rhône-Alpes, 783 patients with Covid-19 were admitted to intensive care and intensive care on Monday. Or four more people than Sunday. "A trend towards stabilization appears and will be confirmed in the coming days," notes the Regional Health Agency.

For several days, the health authorities have observed a clear increase in cases hospitalized in intensive care, the number of patients admitted to these services in acute respiratory distress having increased from 597 to almost 800 in one week throughout the region.

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More hospital discharges

Currently, 3,030 people (+4 compared to Sunday) are hospitalized in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes, all services combined. A cumulative of 555 deaths is to be deplored in hospitals since the start of the epidemic (except cases recorded in Ehpad), or 47 additional patients died of Covid-19 between Sunday and Monday. Data which, again, tend to stabilize in recent days. Finally, an encouraging sign in this fight against the coronavirus, a total of 1,866 patients returned home (+110 compared to Sunday), adds the ARS.


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