Covid-19

LATEST CORONAVIRUS FIGURES. The decline in the Covid epidemic continues with only 40,299 new contaminations recorded in 24 hours. “We are extremely well protected collectively,” said Olivier Véran. Number of covid cases, info, hospitalizations, vaccination as of May 12, 2022.

[Mis à jour le 12 mai 2022 à 9h51] The circulation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, responsible for the global Covid pandemic slows down another 16% compared to last week with 40,299 notnew cases counted in the last 24 hours. “We cannot say that the Covid is behind us. 15 years ago 000 French people who are still contaminated every day with the BA.2 variant. There is a patient every quarter of an hour in intensive care, so there are still serious cases indicated Olivier Véran on May 12 on BFM TV. “But the situation is under control. We know this variant well. [BA.2], its risks. We are extremely well collectively protected by massive vaccination. We faced this wave of Omicron BA.2 with a minimal health damage” concluded the Minister of Health who announced the day before the end of the mask in public transport from May 16. the incidence rate remains below 500 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, in 26% drop in 7 days. The hospitalizations and the critical care also continue to decline. The vaccination is complete for more than 79% of the population. Every day, Public Health France presents a dashboard key epidemic monitoring indicators: confirmed cases, death, hospitalizationsadmissions in intensive care or critical care, contaminationdigits of the vaccination… To which are added the data published by the government. here is the review of the latest figures, as of Thursday, May 12 2022.

What are today’s Covid figures?

Total number of Covid cases (as of May 12)

New Covid cases over 24 hours (as of May 11)

Hospitalized Covid patients (as of May 11) Covid patients in intensive care or critical care (as of May 11)
29,252,875 +40 299 20 152 1,329

How many Covid cases today?

In France, at Thursday, May 12, 2022according to’Johns Hopkins University, 29.25 million people have had a positive coronavirus antigen or PCR test since the outbreak began in 2020. At May 11, 40,299 new people have tested positive during the last 24 hours.

What are the hospitalization figures?

The hospital data is based on data on emergency visits from the OSCOUR network and hospitalizations in conventional care and critical care reported by health establishments. Below are the figures released by the Dashboard government and Public Health France.

Hospitalized Covid patients

Evolution over the last 7 days

Critical care bed occupancy rate

As of May 11, 2022

20 152 -9.71% 26.28%

How many cases in intensive care?

The number of new hospitalizations and critical care admissions continues to decline. At May 11, 1,329 Covid patients are in intensive care according to the Dashboard of the government.

Covid patients in critical care Evolution over the last 7 days Occupancy rate of critical care beds by Covid patients
As of May 11, 2022 1,329 -9.28% 26.28%
weeklies of hospitalization and critical care of COVID-19 patients by region as of May 7, 2022
weeklies of hospitalization and critical care of COVID-19 patients by region as of May 7, 2022 © Public Health France
Incidence rate curve in France as of May 8, 2022
Incidence rate curve in France as of May 8, 2022 © Public Health France

How many French people are vaccinated against Covid?

Vaccination against Covid-19 continues to continue in France. At May 11according to Ministry of Health, 54,357,725 people received at least one injection (i.e. 80.6% of total population) and 53,454,185 people now have a full immunization schedule (i.e. 79.3% of total population) and 41,520,701 people received a booster dose. At May 2, 83.8% of those aged 65 and over had received a complete primary series and a booster dose

Vaccination coverage, by age group, France (data as of April 18, 2022)
Vaccination coverage, by age group, France (data as of April 18, 2022) © Public Health France

79.3% of the French population is fully vaccinated and 19.2% is not vaccinated (the others having a still incomplete vaccination schedule). Twice a month, the Data-gouv.fr site publishes the distribution of positive Covid cases according to the person’s vaccination. “This delay is necessary for the vaccination to be considered complete and effective (at +7 days) and for the data on the tests to be consolidated” specifies the site. These indicators reflect the number of positive RT-PCR tests per 100,000 vaccinated or unvaccinated people aged 20 and over.

Number of positive tests in vaccinated and unvaccinated people as of April 24, 2022
Number of positive tests in vaccinated and unvaccinated people as of April 24, 2022 © Gouvernement.fr

How many Covid deaths in France?

Government and Public Health France sites report Covid deaths in hospitals and in social and medico-social establishments, i.e. 147,075 to May 11, 2022. Covid deaths outside these structures are not recorded in real time. “Approximately 18,000 deaths have occurred since December 15, 2021, emphasizes the Scientific Council in its Notice from March 11, a significant part of which is linked to Omicron variants, so-called mild variants), and this, with a certain form of trivialization and indifference.”

Electronically certified COVID-19 deaths as of May 2, 2022
Electronically certified COVID-19 deaths as of May 2, 2022 © Public Health France

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, theInsee recorded a “exceptional mortality in 2020” with almost 669,000 deaths from all causes, i.e. 56,000 more deaths than in 2019 (+9%).

According to’INED68,000 deaths are attributable to the Covid epidemic in 2020.

What is the number of Covid deaths worldwide?

Nearly 150,000 French people have died from Covid in France. How many globally? According to ECDC figures (European Center for Disease Prevention and Control) reported by Public Health France, as of May 10, 2022, Covid-19 has killed more than 6 million people worldwide:

WORLD EUROPE Percentage in Europe
CASE COVID 515 748 861 217 040 543 42.08%
COVID DEAD 6,255,835 1,997,388 31.92%

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