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Sharply rising #coronavirus incidence rate in Côtes-d’Armor, Brittany, epicentre of new 20C variant

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The coronavirus infection figures for the Covid-19 epidemic in Brittany this Friday show a sharply increasing incidence in the Côtes-d’Armor and Ille-et-Vilaine. Hospitalizations are also on the rise.

The incidence rate of Covid-19 cases in the region, that is to say the number of new cases diagnosed by PCR test during the last seven days, is on the rise, this Friday in Brittany. It stands at 145.2 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, an increase of 13.2% in two days. The positivity rate is 5.6%.

Ille-et-Vilaine retains the highest incidence rate, at 201.5 cases per 100,000 inhabitants (+21.1). Next are Côtes-d’Armor (156.2; +27.5), Morbihan (141; +5.5) and Finistère (74.3; +0.7).

Le Telegramme.fr report