Occitania is not immune to the rebound of the fifth wave of the Covid-19 epidemic.

The region is even recording an outbreak of new cases over the past week.

"In all departments, the incidence rate now exceeds the milestone of 1,000 new cases per 100,000 inhabitants, with a regional average of more than 1,200 new cases against 818 the previous week", indicates the Regional Health Agency in its bulletin of Tuesday evening.

[#Covid19] In Occitania, epidemiological indicators continue to increase.

The number of people hospitalized has stabilized at a level that is still very high.

To protect yourself, barrier gestures are still relevant.


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– ARS Occitanie (@ARS_OC) March 29, 2022

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The incidence rate almost doubled

The analysis laboratories thus recorded on March 29 10,277 positive cases on average each day against 7,618 on March 22, an increase of nearly 34%.

It is in Haute-Garonne that this increase is the most dazzling.

The incidence rate almost doubled between Friday and Tuesday, going from 864.2 positive cases per 100,000 inhabitants to 1,423.8 cases.

If until now, the number of serious cases affected by Omicron and its BA.2 sub-variant seemed to be decreasing, "in the hospital, the decline in admissions has stopped, the number of people hospitalized remains stabilized at a level still very high ”, notes the ARS which asks the population to maintain barrier gestures to protect in particular the most fragile.

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