Covid-19: in France, cases are increasing but the impact on the hospital remains limited

DECRYPTION – The time is not for panic, but doubt remains about the months to come.

The news has relegated him to the background. However, the Covid-19 is far from ancient history. Emmanuel Macron chaired a new Health Defense Council on Tuesday as the number of contaminations continues to rise, with nearly 130,000 new daily cases on average over seven days (+ 43% compared to the previous week). The entire metropolitan territory is concerned, Brittany recording the highest incidence, and no age group is spared either. The youngest – more tested – are particularly affected by this increase, in particular schoolchildren and college students (1,880 cases per 100,000 inhabitants among 11-14 year olds), who have dropped the mask since the start of the winter holidays. Result: more than 3000 classes closed last Friday, according to the Ministry of National Education, and teachers who are no longer sure if they should wear the mask or not, encourage their students to keep it on or not…

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