The facade of Lenval hospital, in Nice -
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It is also adapting to the surge in cases.
In Nice, the Lenval pediatric hospital has just announced that it is postponing "all planned surgeries and hospitalizations in the medical service" over the next twelve days to respond to the local outbreak of the Covid-19 epidemic .
This decision was taken to "be able to ensure the permanence of emergency care", facing "record positivity and incidence rates, also impacting nursing staff", also specified the management of the health establishment.
More than three more cases than in the rest of France
The incidence rate, that is to say the number of daily cases per 100,000 inhabitants, now exceeds 735 in the Nice metropolis.
This is more than three times the national average (which stands at 190).
It stands at 588 in the Alpes-Maritimes.
Over the next two weekends, the people of Nice, like 90% of the inhabitants of the Alpes-Maritimes, will be asked to avoid unnecessary travel.
A partial and localized confinement measure, unprecedented in mainland France, has been decided.
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