Containment is extended on weekends in Dunkirk, but is still not planned for the Paris region.
While confinement on weekends is extended until March 28 in Dunkirk, that of Île-de-France “Is not relevant”, assured Tuesday the Director General of Health, Jérôme Salomon on RTL. However, indicators are deteriorating and hospitals are under “Very high tension”: 1,032 Covid patients were in critical care Tuesday in Île-de-France where the occupancy rate of intensive care beds is close to 90%, or 30% more than three weeks ago. In the sheaves, we are approaching the peak of the second wave (1136 patients in mid-November), while the hospitalization curve does not climb as clearly, for a reason that doctors are struggling to explain.
Once again, we have to push the walls of the intensive care unit. The regional health agency gave “The order closes” deprogram 40% of the least urgent medical and surgical activities, “case by case”. The objective: to increase the capacities now set at 1,577 critical care beds,
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