France: Nearly 700,000 Covid reinfections reported

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685,858 possible cases of reinfection identified between March 2, 2021 and March 20, 2022, of which 95.2% since December 6, 2021 (start of distribution of the Omicron variant in France). 50% of possible cases of reinfection were between 18 and 40 years old.

88% of possible cases of reinfection for which a screening result was available and interpretable for the reinfection episode had a result suggestive of Omicron.





Proportion of cases that are infections:


French Health Department Document


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** This post was originally published on March 31, 2022 **