The decrease in the number of patients in France severely affected by the coronavirus and admitted to intensive care continued on Saturday, with 1,665 patients, 36 less than the day before.
The decrease in the number of patients seriously affected by the coronavirus and hospitalized in intensive care continued on Saturday, with 1,665 patients, or 36 less in 24 hours, the Directorate-General for Health said in a statement.
The total number of patients in intensive care, which specifically reflects the pressure on the hospital system, “remains high” with 5,600 patients from all causes, DGS specifies. In addition, 17,178 patients remain in total hospital due to Covid-19, which is 205 fewer than on Friday.
No deaths before May 25
In the case of mortality, the next update of the information collected by Santé Publique France will not take place until Monday due to the sky bridge of Christ.
The death toll amounted to 28,289 deaths in France on Friday night, with 74 additional deaths recorded between Thursday and Friday by Santé publique France only in hospital. But this assessment did not include the deaths recorded since Thursday in Ehpad and other medico-social facilities.
Since the epidemic began, 100 225 people have been admitted to hospitals in the country, including 17 701 in intensive care. 64 547 people left the hospital cured.