Covid19.  The recovery of the epidemic is accelerating in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

Covid19. The recovery of the epidemic is accelerating in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

The Covid-19 epidemic is on the rise again in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. (©Adobestock)

The COVID-19 epidemic registers a sharp rise these last 7 days in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, where the arrival of autumn should encourage everyone to be actively involved in the fight against the virus. The means of protection remain unchanged: prevent, get tested, get vaccinated!

Numbers on the rise

With almost 370 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, the incidence of the epidemic in the general population increased by more than 50% compared to the previous period in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. Territoire de Belfort, Haute-Saône and Doubs even show rates above 400 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, which is above the national average (around 300 cases per 100,000 inhabitants).

Test positivity rate, almost 25%it also indicates an acceleration of viral circulation in the region.

how to explain it?

The arrival of autumn, lower temperatures, the resumption of indoor activities should encourage us to use all the preventive reflexes acquired since the beginning of the epidemic: washing hands as often as possible, wearing a mask in the presence of people and in the presence of fragile people. people, regularly ventilate closed spaces, isolate at the slightest evocative sign, get tested and remain isolated while waiting for results…

ARS Bourgogne-Franche-Comté also reminds you that it is not too late to get vaccinated by your local health professional (doctor, pharmacist, nurse, midwife, etc.)

We invite people over the age of 60, pregnant women, people with weakened immunity or at risk of a severe form of Covid-19 or living with a frail person, health professionals or employees of the health and health sector – social. their booster shots, no waiting.

Since the beginning of the epidemic in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, 6,756 people died in medical facilities after a severe form of the disease; 2,513 in health and social facilities.

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