Covid in Perpignan: The incidence fee soars by 35% in a single week
The eighth wave of Covid is coming to the Catalan nation. The incidence fee is 214 circumstances per 100,000 inhabitants on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. Up 35% in a single week.
Nothing alarming but, however the indicators verify, as on the nationwide degree, a rebound of the Covid within the Pyrénées-Orientales. “The incidence fee goes again to 214 circumstances per 100,000 inhabitants, this Tuesday, September 20”, confirms Hugues Aumaître, head of the infectious and tropical illnesses division at Perpignan hospital. “This stays nicely beneath Haute-Garonne, Ariège or Lozère, the place the rebound has been there for 15 days. However this confirms the nationwide pattern. The incidence fee climbs by 35% in a single week. within the division. For the second, there isn’t any consequence on hospitalizations. It stays to be seen whether or not we’re attacking a wave or a ripple? Unimaginable to make the slightest prognosis”.
The BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron variants stay largely within the majority. “A BA.175 variant additionally appears to seem, which might trigger extra critical circumstances. The directions stay the identical. We should discover barrier gestures and the sporting of masks, particularly in conditions the place there’s a excessive density of individuals”, provides Hugues Aumaître. “It is usually important to remind immunocompromised folks and people over 60 to get vaccinated. We must always not wait for individuals who have been vaccinated six months in the past. We additionally want individuals who have signs seek the advice of their physician as quickly as potential. In the present day we’ve got medication which make it potential to keep away from critical types of Covid whether it is detected in a short time”.
The flu is again
“Sporting a masks and respecting barrier gestures are all of the extra important since for a month now we’ve got been confronted with critical types of influenza which require hospitalizations”, insists the top of SMIT. “With the sporting of the masks and the Covid for two years, we’ve got seen a lack of immunity on the flu entrance. Right here too, we should due to this fact be vigilant. The vaccination marketing campaign ought to start in mid-October”.
Lastly, it needs to be famous that the circumstances of monkeypox are in sharp decline within the Pyrénées-Orientales.
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