The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalized in France continued to decrease and this decline is also observed in intensive care units, according to data from Public Health France published Tuesday evening.
The intensive care unit, which receives the most serious cases of coronavirus, had 2,825 patients on Tuesday, against 2,945 on Monday. This figure fell below the 3,000 mark on Sunday, for the first time since the end of January. At the height of the third wave, between mid-April and early May, it hovered around 6,000 patients. The number of new admissions in twenty-four hours was not available on the institution’s website.
137 deaths in 24 hours
In total, 16,088 Covid-19 patients were hospitalized on Tuesday in France, against 16,596 the day before. The daily number of new admissions was again unavailable.
In hospital, 137 coronavirus patients have died in the last twenty-four hours, according to the health agency, bringing the number of deaths since the start of the epidemic to 109,691.
More than 11 million people have received two doses of the vaccine
In terms of vaccination, open since Monday to the entire adult population, 26,176,709 people have received at least a first dose (or 39.1% of the total population and 49.8% of the adult population) , according to the Ministry of Health.
Some 11,220,050 people received two injections, or 16.7% of the total population and 21.4% of the adult population.