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 circumstances 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 stage, a rebound of the Covid within the Pyrénées-Orientales. “The incidence price goes again to 214 circumstances 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 under 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? Not possible 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 severe circumstances. The directions stay the identical. We should discover barrier gestures and the carrying of masks, particularly in conditions the place there’s a excessive density of individuals”, provides Hugues Aumaître. “It’s also important to remind immunocompromised individuals and people over 60 to get vaccinated. We should always not wait for individuals 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 attainable. In the present day now we have medication which make it attainable to keep away from severe types of Covid whether it is detected in a short time”.

The flu is again

“Carrying a masks and respecting barrier gestures are all of the extra important since for a month now now we have been confronted with severe types of influenza which require hospitalizations”, insists the pinnacle of SMIT. “With the carrying of the masks and the Covid for two years, now we have seen a lack of immunity on the flu entrance. Right here too, we should due to this fact be vigilant. The vaccination marketing campaign ought to start in mid-October”.

Lastly, it needs to be famous that the circumstances of monkeypox are in sharp decline within the Pyrénées-Orientales.

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