After reaching peaks at the start of the year, hospitalizations due to Covid-19 are experiencing a decline in healthcare establishments in the Occitanie region.

From now on, 2,191 people affected by the coronavirus are taken care of, including 226 in intensive care and critical care services according to a report from the Regional Health Agency.

A level equivalent to that of November 2020, at the height of the second epidemic wave in France.

As in 2020, the #deaths of 2021 follow the spread of #coronavirus in Occitania



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But the indicators show "little by little, signs of improvement", points out the ARS.

In particular on the number of people who tested positive for Covid-19, since the number of cases is steadily falling "in all departments and among all age groups", with 4,959 new daily cases recorded each day against 36,650 a year ago. month.

3% increase in deaths in 2021

If vaccination has had a mitigating effect on the serious effects of Covid-19, 57 people have still died in the last four days in Occitania.

The region has passed the milestone of 7,000 deaths from coronavirus since the start of the epidemic this week.

According to a study by Insee Occitanie published last week, last year the epidemic increased mortality in the region by 3%, i.e. 1,879 more deaths than in 2020. Compared to the average for the years 2018- 2019 is 4,684 more deaths in Occitania (+7.8%).

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