As every Tuesday and every Friday, the Occitanie Regional Health Agency (ARS) communicates the figures of the covid-19 pandemic in the region and the department.
And this Tuesday evening, our region has 974 hospitalizations in progress, or 93 people less than Friday, including 246 in intensive care, or 34 less than Friday. Finally, 5,091 people have lost their lives due to covid in hospitals in Occitanie since the start of the pandemic, that is 47 more in four days.
In the Gard, hospitalizations are down: 123 people are hospitalized this evening in the department, or 13 less than four days ago. Among them, 33 are in intensive care, they were 41 on Friday. Finally, 719 people have died from covid in Gard health establishments since the start of the pandemic, 9 more in four days.
At the regional level, indicators are improving: the number of new cases detected each week drops below the average of 1,000 cases per day (879) for the first time since mid-July. As for the tests carried out in the regions, more than their number, down slightly to 332,000 over the last seven days, it is their positivity rate that calls out, since it drops below 2% (1.9%), a first there also since mid-July.
Finally, vaccination is continuing, and now 8.2 million doses have been injected in Occitania. 4.4 million people have already received at least one injection, or 76.2% of the entire regional population.
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