31 more dead in 24 hours, reduced posts on intensive care

About 31 people died in France as a result of the new coronavirus within 24 hours, the Health Directorate-General announced Sunday. The press release also states that the number of patients admitted and the number of patients admitted to the intensive care unit has decreased again.

Covid-19 made 31 more victims within 24 hours, compared to 57 on Saturday, according to the report sent on Sunday, May 31 by the Directorate-General for Health (DGS). In total, coronaviruses have killed 28,802 people since the pandemic began, including 18,475 in hospitals.

Data on deaths in social and medico-social facilities (Ehpad) will be updated on Tuesday, according to Santé Publique France.

In addition, the number of people admitted to France for Covid-19 infections and the number of patients admitted to intensive care units has decreased again.

According to these figures, on Sunday, French hospitals received 14,322 infected patients (-58 compared to Saturday), including 1,319 (- 42) in intensive care units. “The balance remains negative in intensive care, with 6 patients less than we see yesterday (Saturday, note),” according to DGS.

With Reuters