“Even if the indicators remain at high levels, their observation suggests that the epidemic peak of the second wave has been crossed”, found Public Health France, Friday, November 20. In France, 386 new deaths linked to the Covid-19 epidemic have been reported at the hospital, in the last 24 hours, according to the health agency, and as presented in our epidemic evolution dashboard. The day before, 436 deaths had been recorded.
In hospitals, a slow decrease in patients began several days ago. There were thus 31,875 patients of Covid-19 hospitalized, Friday, according to the Public Health France site, Geodes, against 32,314 the day before. Otherwise, 4,566 patients are in intensive care, Friday, according to the site of Public Health France. They were 4,637 patients in intensive care the day before, 4,759 Wednesday and 4,854 Tuesday.
Finally, 22 882 additional contaminations have been identified over the past 24 hours, details Public health France. The day before, 21,150 new confirmed cases had been recorded.