Coronavirus: Normandy situation update – June 22, 2022

Epidemiological situation

As of June 21, Normandy had a regional infection rate of 387 cases per 100,000 population, a 39% increase over the previous update:

  • Normandy : +39% (SPF incidence rate from 06/12 to 06/18: 387)
  • Calvados : +42.1% (SPF incidence rate from 06/12 to 06/18: 430.4)
  • ori : +39.7% (SPF incidence rate from 06/12 to 06/18: 367.6)
  • how much : +48.1% (SPF incidence rate from 06/12 to 06/18: 440.4)
  • decorate : +29.2% (SPF incidence rate from 06/12 to 06/18: 279.5)
  • Marine Seine : +34.7% (SPF incidence rate from 06/12 to 06/18: 375.1)

The reproduction number (R) stands at 1.4 (versus 1.29 last week).

Vaccination and respect for barrier gestures remain essential to protect yourself

In the context of a regional increase, Vaccination, particularly the recommended second booster dose for people most at risk of severe diseaseThey remain essential to protect ourselves, others, and our health system as a whole.

In addition, mask-wearing remains mandatory in health, medical and social institutions, in the same way as sanitary passage. (Proof of vaccination, negative test, or certificate of recovery must be provided).

It is still recommended to wear a mask in situations of high mixing, in enclosed and poorly ventilated spaces, and in particular in the presence of vulnerable people. It is also recommended for the most vulnerable people. As a reminder, some people at risk of contracting a serious form of Covid-19 can still get FFP2 masks for free, with a prescription.

To continue to prevent the spread of viruses, Let’s keep the good reactions gained during the crisis By breathing regularly, washing your hands often, using hydro-alcoholic gel and isolating yourself at home as soon as you develop symptoms or if you test positive.

Admission to traditional hospitalization is on the rise

As of June 20, 949 people with Covid-19 were hospitalized (1,026 last week), including 31 in intensive care (34 in the last update).

The number of hospitalizations has decreased, but the rate of admission to a conventional hospital is increasing, while the rate of admission to intensive care remains low and stable.

Before going to the emergency room, keep the reaction 15

In order to reduce the overburden of emergencies with inappropriate corridors, ARS Normandie states that before going to the emergency room, you should call 15. Organized doctors are already at the disposal of the callers, to allow them to benefit directly from appropriate medical care in response ranging from Advise emergency management.

The positivity rate is increasing

Between June 12 and 18, 48,163 people were tested, of whom 12,785 tested positive. The positivity rate rose to 26.5% from 22.5% in the previous week.

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Normandy mobilization for vaccination and recall campaign

Vaccination continues in Normandy, particularly with regard to booster vaccination, where full mobilization is essential to reduce the risk of contracting the Covid-19 virus and developing dangerous forms such as “Covid-19” or hospitalization, especially among the most vulnerable groups.

As of June 19, 7,758,869 injections have been carried out in Normandy since the start of the vaccination campaign, including 2,350,516 remind.

A second booster dose (often referred to as the ‘fourth dose’) is recommended for people over 80 years of age, residents of EHPADs and USLDs regardless of their age, as well as for people who are immunocompromised.from 3 months after the last injection (the subjects had Covid-19 more than 3 months after the first injectionVerse Booster Vaccine You don’t need to do this 2The tenth remind).

Access to the second booster dose of the Covid-19 vaccine is also open to people aged 60 to 79with or without comorbidity, from 6 months after the first booster injection or from 6 months after the last injury.

Possibilities of vaccination are numerous, especially with city specialists. (Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists, Midwives, etc.), fully mobilized so that every qualified person can be protected.

Most fragile vaccination devices

Home vaccination campaign for people with mobility difficulties aged 70 or over or with disabilities.. Launched by the provinces and the Normandy Regional Health and Health Insurance Agency, in partnership with the Regional Federation of the Health Professions of Nurses, it allows everyone to call 0800730 957 (free call) to organize the home vaccination of the persons concerned.

The importance of vaccination for pregnant women

Pregnant women who are not immunized against Covid-19 are at an increased risk of developing complications related to the disease compared to adult women who are not pregnant. Vaccination transmits antibodies to the fetus and thus protects the newborn from the virus. It is recommended that pregnant women be vaccinated regardless of the stage of pregnancy. All professionals who care and support women throughout their pregnancy, gynecologists, obstetricians, midwives, general practitioners, pharmacists and biologists, can answer their questions and educate them about vaccination before and during pregnancy follow-up. More information by clicking on this link.

Children aged 5-11 are vaccinated

The vaccination has been open to all children aged 5 to 11 since December 22. Vaccination is possible in pediatric institutions in hospitals, in vaccination centers or in city surgeries. Doctors (general or specialist practitioners, especially pediatricians), IDEs (state approved nurses), midwives and pharmacists can prescribe and give children the Covid-19 vaccine.

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