The number of patients with Covid-19 in critical care services fell below 1,100 for the first time since September 2020, according to figures from Public Health France published on Monday.
The health agency counts 1,077 of these serious cases in the hospital, against 1,104 the day before.
It's half as much as three and a half weeks ago.
A total of 7,806 people are hospitalized due to Covid-19, a number that has been declining for two months.
In 24 hours, 137 Covid patients entered hospital and 30 were admitted to critical care.
Cases that go back
Public Health France has reported 36 people dead from Covid-19 in hospital in one day.
Since the start of the epidemic, there have been 111,226 deaths in France due to Covid-19, including 84,753 in hospital.
The decrease in virus circulation is noticeable in the positivity rate, which remains very low but rose slightly, to 0.9% (consolidated over seven days), after having fallen to 0.8% for 10 days.
796 cases of contamination have been recorded in the last 24 hours.
A very low level, linked to the closure of the vast majority of laboratories on Sunday.
Since the start of the vaccination campaign, 34,701,785 people have received at least one injection (i.e. 51.5% of the total population) and 24,851,829 people now have a complete vaccination schedule (i.e. 36.9% of the population). ), according to the Directorate General of Health.
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