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Update on the coronavirus situation in Brittany on August 2, 2022

Updated on 02/08/2022

Throughout the region, the circulation of the covid-19 virus continues to decline. Hospital activity still remains high even though new admissions for COVID reasons are also decreasing.

In this context, the vaccination effort must therefore be maintained to improve vaccination coverage, particularly that of booster doses in capable people. Since July 20, 2022, eligibility requirements for the second booster dose have been extended :

– adults aged 18 to 60 identified as being at risk of a severe form of Covid-19;

– pregnant women, from the 1st trimester of pregnancy;

– to living people in the entourage or in regular contact with vulnerable or immunocompromised people.

Talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.

At the same time, it is essential to keep the right reflexes:

– focus on outdoor activities

– ventilate the premises regularly

– wear the mask in closed places with a high concentration of the population and in transport

– test themselves at the slightest symptom and in the event of a positive result, notify their relatives and respect their isolation

Epidemiological point

Registered Brittany 13,148 new positive cases since July 26.

The incidence rate(2) is now at 430.3 case for 100 000 inhabitants (– 271.8 points(1)) at the regional level with a positivity rate3 of RT-PCR and antigen tests of 32.4%.

Case name confirmed as of August 2 Incidence rate per 100,000 inhabitants as of July 30 change(1) Test positivity rate July 24-30
Since the start of the epidemic Evolution (1)
22 254,412 + 2,498 466.6 – 271.4 33.5%
29 387 227 + 4,037 486 -285 34.9%
35 536 544 + 3,648 363.9 -270.1 28%
56 332 393 + 2,965 430.4 – 258.3 34.7%
Brittany 1,510,576 + 13,148 430.3 – 271.8 32.4%

Care of Covid-19 patients in hospital in Brittany :

· 422 hospitalizations for COVID reasons in progress (- 22(1)), including

oh 22 in intensive care unit (- 7(1))

oh 324 in conventional medicine (- 22(1))

· since the beginning of the epidemic:

oh 23,362 hospitalized patients returned home (+366(1));

oh 3075 the patients died (+30(1)).

Screening dynamics

In Brittany : 54,405 (RT-PCR and antigens) were made between July 24 and 30

Number of tests carried out (RT-PCR + antigens) from July 24 to 30
22 9,922
29 15,982
35 16,600
56 11,901
Brittany 54,405

Vaccination dynamics, monitoring of the 2nd booster campaign (data as of 07/24)

In Brittany,

43.6% of people aged 80 and over received a second booster dose

30.1% of people aged 65-79 received a second booster dose

4% of people aged 18-64 received a second booster dose

In the Côtes d’Armor,

40% of people aged 80 and over received a second booster dose

28% of people aged 65-79 received a second booster dose

3.9% of people aged 18-64 received a second booster dose

In Finistère,

50.3% of people aged 80 and over received a second booster dose

34.8% of people aged 65-79 received a second booster dose

5% of people aged 18-64 received a second booster dose

In Ille-et-Vilaine,

41% of people aged 80 and over received a second booster dose

27.7% of people aged 60-79 received a second booster dose

3.7% of people aged 18-64 received a second booster dose

In Morbihan,

41.4% of people aged 80 and over received a second booster dose

28.9% of people aged 65-79 received a second booster dose

3.8% of people aged 18-64 received a second booster dose

1-Data compared to 07/26/2022
2-The incidence rate represents the number of new cases of COVID-19 resulting from a PCR or antigen test that have occurred during the last 7 days compared to the number of inhabitants of the department. The unit adopted is per 100,000 inhabitants.
3-The positivity rate represents the number of positive cases for Covid (PCR and antigen test) compared to the number of people tested, over 7 days

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