The decline in the epidemic continues in the Pyrénées-Orientales. But the health authorities intend to remain vigilant …
Friday, the incidence rate counted only 12 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. Only 5 Covid patients remained cared for in the emergency room of Perpignan hospital.
But, as everywhere in France, the threat of the Delta variant is confirmed. The cluster discovered among the nuns of the monastery of the Hermits of Mary and the Sisters of Bethlehem in the Albères massif denounces its arrival in the territory.
The Regional Health Agency warns: “The circulation of the Delta variant is accelerating in Occitania. Cases are now confirmed in different territories of our region. As soon as these reports, contact-tracing actions and massive screenings are deployed on the This reactivity is essential. But vigilance and protection reflexes are just as essential. To prevent a new epidemic wave from spoiling the summer period, everyone is called upon now to be vaccinated. The time to react is now: vaccines are available to everyone, sometimes without an appointment “.
In the Pyrénées-Orientales, 54.11% of the population (nearly 250,000 people) has already received at least one dose of vaccine. Massive screening operations are scheduled for Tuesday in Argelès, Wednesday in Port-Vendres, Thursday at Lake Vinça and Friday in the Carrefour Château Roussillon shopping area in Perpignan.