the 15 departments where the epidemic is starting again

The slideshow shows the departments where the incidence rate has increased over the past seven days. Sources: Covid Tracker/ data valid as of June 6, 2021 and Géodes / Santé Publique France.

A few days before the third phase of the reopening of France: where is the health situation? The incidence rate is still declining today. On the evening of June 6, there were 78 cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 inhabitants nationwide.

“Overall, the epidemic situation continues to improve significantly throughout the country,” said Olivier Véran on the plateau of BFM Politics on this Sunday, June 6. For the Minister of Health, “The indicators are, at the macro level of the country, green”.

In the southwest, the virus seems to be back

Regarding the situation in hospital services, the former neurologist notes that the “level of hospitalization” is “comparable to that of September 2020”. One in two intensive care beds is currently occupied by a patient infected with Covid-19.

Last week, the government did not, however, hide some concerns about a possible resumption of the circulation of the virus in several departments. As Planet The government spokesman, Gabriel Attal, reported to you, in particular, the presence of “warning signals” in territories to the west of France.

Another source of uncertainty is the arrival of the delta variant in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. In an interview with France Info, on June 7, 2021, the director general of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine regional health agency took stock of the situation. According to Benoît Elleboode, the arrival of this new strain of the virus can cause concern “in the sense that according to the latest studies, (..), the delta variant would have a contamination rate 40% higher than the contamination rate of the so-called British variant “.

What are the departments where the incidence rate is on the rise again? Consult our slideshow to find out if your territory is concerned.