Coronavirus: Update on the situation in Normandy – June 22, 2022

EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SITUATION

As of June 21, the regional incidence in Normandy stood at 387 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, 39% more than in 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)
  • Their : + 39.7% (SPF incidence rate from 06/12 to 06/18: 367.6)
  • Some : + 48.1% (SPF incidence rate from 06/12 to 06/18: 440.4)
  • orne : +29.2% (SPF incidence rate from 06/12 to 06/18: 279.5)
  • Seine Maritime : + 34.7% (SPF incidence rate from 06/12 to 06/18: 375.1)

The Reproduction Number (R) stands at 1.4 (up from 1.29 last week).

Vaccination and respect for barrier gestures remain essential to protect yourself

In a context of growing regional incidence, vaccination, in particular the second booster dose recommended for people at higher risk of developing a severe form of the diseaseit remains essential to protect ourselves, protect others, and protect our health system as a whole.

In addition, the use of a mask is still mandatory in health and medical-social establishments, as is the health pass. (presentation of proof of vaccination, negative test or recovery certificate).

The use of a mask is still recommended in situations of great promiscuity, in closed and poorly ventilated places, and in particular in the presence of fragile people. It is also recommended for the most vulnerable people. As a reminder, some people at high risk of developing a severe form of Covid-19 can still receive free FFP2 masks, by prescription.

To continue to prevent the spread of viruses, Let’s maintain the good reflexes acquired throughout the crisis ventilating regularly, washing your hands frequently, using hydroalcoholic gel and isolating yourself at home as soon as symptoms appear or in case of a positive test.

The rate of admissions in conventional hospitalization is increasing

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

Hospitalizations have decreased, but the rate of admission to conventional hospitalization is increasing, while the rate of admission to intensive care remains low and stable.

Before going to the emergency room, keep your reflex 15

To limit the overload of emergencies due to inappropriate passages, the ARS Normandie reminds that before going to the emergency room, you must contact 15. The regulatory doctors are in fact available to callers, to allow them to benefit directly from a appropriate doctor. response, ranging from advice to emergency management.

The positivity rate is rising

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

VACCINATION

Normandy mobilized for the vaccination and withdrawal campaign

Vaccination continues in Normandy, and in particular in terms of booster vaccination, for which full mobilization is essential to reduce the risk of contracting Covid-19 and developing severe forms such as “long Covid” or hospitalizations, in particular among the most vulnerable.

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 reminders

A second booster dose (often referred to as a “fourth dose”) is recommended for people over 80 years of age, EHPAD and USLD residents regardless of age, as well as for people who are immunocompromised.from three months after the last injection (the persons in question have had Covid-19 more than 3 months after their 1it is the booster shot does not need to do this 2the rappelling).

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 infection.

The possibilities of vaccination are numerous, especially with the professionals of the city. (doctors, nurses, pharmacists, midwives, etc.), fully mobilized so that every eligible person can be protected.

Devices for vaccination of the most fragile

The home vaccination campaign for people is open to people with mobility difficulties aged 70 or over or with disabilities.. Launched by the prefectures, the Normandy Regional Health and Health Insurance Agency, in partnership with the Regional Union of Professional Health Nurses, allows everyone to contact 0800 730 957 (free call) to organize home vaccination of interested persons.

The importance of vaccination for pregnant women

Pregnant women not vaccinated against Covid-19 are at increased risk of complications related to the disease compared to non-pregnant adult women. Vaccination transmits antibodies to the fetus and thus protects the newborn against the virus. Vaccination of pregnant women is recommended, regardless of the stage of pregnancy. All professionals who care for and accompany women during their pregnancy, obstetrician-gynaecologists, midwives, general practitioners, pharmacists, biologists, can answer their questions and raise awareness about vaccination before and throughout pregnancy monitoring. More information by clicking on this link.

Vaccination of children aged 5 to 11 continues

Vaccination is open to all children from 5 to 11 years old from December 22. Vaccination is possible in establishments for hospitalized children, in vaccination centers or in city clinics. Physicians (general practitioners or specialists, particularly pediatricians), IDEs (state-certified nurses), midwives, and pharmacists can prescribe and administer the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine to children.

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