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Are there really only 40 patients per 100,000 inhabitants in France?

Are there really only 40 patients per 100,000 inhabitants in France?

Researcher Laurent Tobiana’s passage in Inserm on CNews on Thursday, December 23 Social Networks. He spoke on the increase in cases
Kovid-19 And you
Variant Omicron. “Statistics report 40 patients a week for every 100,000 residents in France,” he said.

Information that has caught the attention of many internet users Latest data More than 900,000 cases were detected in the country in 24 hours, a record since the outbreak began. Below publication
Twitter On the news channel, it was shared several thousand times, but some people misunderstood that number, others
Government Manipulates published statistics.

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As he points out in his speech, the researcher relies on statistics from Laurent Tobiana Sentinels Network. It is a network of approximately 1,300 volunteer general practitioners spread across all regions, responsible for researching and reporting health data, mainly infectious diseases, for epidemiological studies.

To Second page of the weekly newsletter, It is really possible to read the “IRA incidence rate” for the week of December 13th to 19th [Infection respiratoire aiguë] It is estimated that there are 39 cases per 100,000 residents due to SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) found in the General Medicine Consultation.

But integrated into the Global National Surveillance with data coordination from the Sentinels Network Public Health by France, Therefore, does not list data related to Kovid-19 in hospitals or nursing homes. The number announced by Laurent Tobiana should not be confused with all Covid-19 patients in France.

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Epidemiological point published on the Public Health France website During the 50th week, it reported an incident rate of 550 cases per 100,000 residents, based on the researcher. 8% increase compared to last week. Data containing Laurent Tobiana published number indicating only cases identified by general medicine.

As of December 20, these indicators have already risen slightly 565.2 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. Note that this is a rate that covers the entire population. This is the highest for those aged 30 to 39 with 838.2 cases per 100,000 residents. It is unfortunate that the number of positive people who joined on December 23 has risen by a record.