The incidence rate in Brittany
The incidence rate of covid-19 cases in the region, the number of new cases diagnosed by PCR test in the past seven days, is up slightly as of Thursday. This rate stands at 45.8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants (+3.3 compared to Wednesday). The positivity rate is 1.6%. It is in Ille-et-Vilaine that the incidence rate remains highest, at 59.7 cases per 100,000 inhabitants (+5.8). Morbihan (47.3, +0.3), Finistère (35.3, +0.8) and Côtes-d’Armor (34.9, +6.7) follow.
The number of new cases
Brittany has recorded 413 new cases since Wednesday, bringing to 57,636 the number of people infected in the region since the start of the epidemic. Among these 413 cases, 194 are in Ille-et-Vilaine (26,477 in total), 93 in Morbihan (11,298), 83 in Finistère (11,059) and 43 in Côtes-d’Armor (8,802 ).
The number of hospitalized patients fell slightly this Thursday in Brittany, with 517 hospitalizations in progress (-2 compared to Wednesday), including 34 patients treated in the intensive care units of Breton hospitals (-2). 23 additional people were able to return to their homes (3,343 in total). Two additional deaths are to be deplored in the last 24 hours, the toll climbs to 717 deaths in hospital.
The ARS is currently monitoring 75 epidemic outbreaks in Brittany, 18 less than Wednesday. Twenty-five are located in Ille-et-Vilaine (3 in a professional environment, 11 in a health establishment, 7 in nursing home, 2 in schools and universities and 2 in the private sphere), 25 also in Morbihan (2 in the professional environment , 5 in schools and universities, 8 in health establishments, 4 in nursing homes, 1 in establishments for disabled people and 5 in the private sphere), 17 in Finistère (1 in professional environment, 1 in schools and universities, 9 in health establishment, 1 in an establishment for disabled people, 4 in nursing homes and 1 in the private sphere) and 8 in the Côtes-d’Armor (1 in a professional environment, 3 in a health establishment, 3 in nursing homes and 1 in the private sphere) .