Covid in Perpignan: The incidence price soars by 35% in a single week

Covid in Perpignan: The incidence price soars by 35% in a single week

The eighth wave of Covid is coming to the Catalan nation. The incidence price is 214 instances 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 price goes again to 214 instances per 100,000 inhabitants, this Tuesday, September 20”, confirms Hugues Aumaître, head of the infectious and tropical illnesses division at Perpignan hospital. “This stays effectively beneath Haute-Garonne, Ariège or Lozère, the place the rebound has been there for 15 days. However this confirms the nationwide pattern. The incidence price climbs by 35% in a single week. within the division. For the second, there isn’t a consequence on hospitalizations. It stays to be seen whether or not we’re attacking a wave or a ripple? Unattainable 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 look, which might trigger extra critical instances. 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. “Additionally it is important to remind immunocompromised folks and people over 60 to get vaccinated. We should always not wait for many who had been vaccinated six months in the past. We additionally want individuals who have signs seek the advice of their physician as quickly as potential. At this time we now have medicine 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 now have been confronted with critical types of influenza which require hospitalizations”, insists the pinnacle of SMIT. “With the sporting of the masks and the Covid for two years, we now have seen a lack of immunity on the flu entrance. Right here too, we should subsequently be vigilant. The vaccination marketing campaign ought to start in mid-October”.

Lastly, it must be famous that the instances of monkeypox are in sharp decline within the Pyrénées-Orientales.

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