After Corsica, the "white plan" will also be activated in hospitals in Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur to allow healthcare establishments to cope with a significant increase in hospitalizations, announced the Regional Health Agency. (ARS) Tuesday evening.
In one week, "hospitalizations for covid have increased by 56%," said the ARS in a press release.
In critical care, "this increase reaches 46%".
No need at this stage to recall caregivers on leave
The incidence rate in the region also increased sharply in one week, reaching 562 per 100,000 against 404 per 100,000 at the end of July.
In Marseille, 102 Covid patients were hospitalized in the public assistance services of Marseille hospitals (APHM), including 31 in intensive care.
"The pressure is increasing every day," said the APHM at the start of the week, while asserting that at this stage they did not need to recall caregivers on leave.
While Martinique has been reconfigured since Friday and Guadeloupe is preparing to be so from Wednesday evening, Prime Minister Jean Castex chaired a meeting of the Interministerial Crisis Unit on Tuesday, deciding the deployment of 10 resuscitation beds additional in the West Indies by the army health service (SSA) from mid-August, according to Matignon.
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