Cases detected¹ : between 09/15 and 09/21, 2020 new coronavirus infections were detected on average every day. This is an increase of 1% from the previous week.
Testing : between 09/15 and 09/21, an average of 47.968 tests were performed daily, a total up 7% from the previous week.
Admissions : they amount on average to 52 between 09/18 and 09/24. This is a decrease of 13% compared to the previous week.
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Hospitalized people² : 662 patients are currently hospitalized in connection with Covid-19, including 210 patients treated in care is intensifying.
Positivity rate³ : based on the results of the tests obtained between 09/15 and 09/21, it is 4.6%, down 0.3% from last week.
Death : between 09/15 and 09/21, 5.7 people die on average per day from the virus. Since the start of the epidemic, 25,554 people have died from the coronavirus.
Reproduction rate : calculated on the basis of changes in admissions, the Rt of the coronavirus today stands at 0.88. When it is greater than 1, it means that the transmission of the virus is accelerating.