Situation “under control” in Landes
Officials said on Monday that the health situation in the Landes is “not particularly worrying” but “calls for caution”. “It is a situation that is not particularly worrisome, but which deserves our caution”, declared Prefect Cecil Bigot-Decazer during a press point, ensuring that the second phase of the deconfinement planned for Wednesday There was “no question”.
“The situation is under control,” she insisted, returning to 31 proven cases of contamination with the delta variant first identified in India in April. “The incidence rate has increased significantly in recent weeks, but remains moderate as it is between 80 and 100 cases (per 100,000 inhabitants),” he said.
A sign that “the situation is not alarming”, “the people affected (by the delta version) are young, with only 5 being over 50 years old, one of whom is over 75 years old”, explained the departmental representative Didier Coutaud from Landes. for ARS. He said most had not been vaccinated except for one person, who was “on a full vaccination schedule” but who received his second dose two days before the test. Two others had received the first dose. There were “no deaths and no hospitalizations related to these conditions”, Mr Coutaud said, noting that the rare hospitalization was attributed to “doliprane overdose”. These thirty or so cases pertain exclusively to 15 households in families. Among them “workers” of the “secondary sector” and two people living in reception centers for asylum seekers are believed to be part of “15 cases of departure”.
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