Friday, January 28

Coronavirus in France: the results of this Sunday, January 9

As the fifth wave hits the country, concern is raised about the new Omicron variant. Daily update on the Covid-19 epidemic in France, with figures from Public Health France and the Ministry of Health.


This Sunday, January 9, 296,097 contaminations were recorded in 24 hours, or 2.5% less than the day before (303,669).


At the hospital, the number of Covid patients continues to increase, with 21,982 patients (against 21,721 the day before), including 842 new patients. Seven days ago, hospitals in France had 16,365 patients, including 506 admissions.

3,847 of these patients are in critical care services, reserved for the most serious cases, against 3,299 a week ago.


In 24 hours, 89 people succumbed to Covid-19 in hospital, bringing the total death toll to 125,438 since the start of the epidemic.

The vaccination

In terms of vaccination, more than 53 million people have received at least one injection (i.e. 79% of the total population) and more than 52 million have a complete vaccination schedule (i.e. 77.2% of the total population). On Sunday, 22,421 people still received their first dose.

At the same time, nearly 27 million people received a booster dose, including nearly 178,000 on Sunday.

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