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Covid-19 in Brittany: sharp drop in hospitalizations and incidence rate – Brittany



The incidence rate

The incidence rate of covid-19 cases in Brittany, that is to say the number of new cases diagnosed by PCR test in the last seven days, was down on Friday. It stood at 78.4 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, a decrease of 15.3 points in five days. The positivity rate is 3.1%.

Covid-19: daily indicators in Brittany and France

Ille-et-Vilaine retains the highest incidence rate, at 100.5 cases per 100,000 inhabitants (-23.2). Morbihan (83.9; -9.5), Côtes-d’Armor (69.6; -13.9) and Finistère (53.2; -11.6) follow.

Hospitalizations

The number of hospitalized patients was also down in Brittany, with 554 hospitalizations in progress (-40 compared to Wednesday, May 26). 62 patients were cared for in the intensive care units of Breton hospitals (-2), including five at the CHRU in Brest. Three deaths are to be deplored in the past two days. The death toll therefore climbs to 1,612 hospital deaths.

New cases

Brittany has recorded 999 new cases since Wednesday, bringing to 139,649 the number of people infected in the region since the start of the epidemic. Among these new cases, 428 are in Ille-et-Vilaine, 195 in Morbihan, 157 in Côtes-d’Armor and 219 in Finistère.

Epidemic foci

Brittany currently has 138 clusters under investigation by ARS Bretagne: 63 in Ille-et-Vilaine, 29 in Morbihan, 29 in Côtes-d’Armor and 17 in Finistère.

Vaccination

On the evening of Thursday 27 May, 1,913,841 vaccinations had been carried out in Brittany. 39% of the Breton population (all ages combined) have received at least one dose. By department, the number of vaccinations amounts to 528,579 in Ille-et-Vilaine, 530,917 in Finistère, 451,651 in Morbihan and 402,694 in Côtes-d’Armor.

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