Public Health France announces that 23,137 positive cases were identified in 24 hours, versus 16,422 last Sunday, or +41%. With a rolling average of 28,322 cases per day, up 58% over one week.
The incidence rate reached 229 cases per 100,000 inhabitants at the national level and 196 in New Aquitaine.
Sharp increase among those under 20
The youngest generations seem to be the most affected by this change in the incidence rate: + 112% among 10-19 year olds and + 122% among 0-9 year olds.
The start of the school year is a priori not unrelated to this explosion and could accelerate the rise of the eighth wave. The departments of the South-West reflect the national evolution.
In kindergartens, the incidence reached 443 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in Charente, 397 in Gironde and 360 in Dordogne. For the primaries, the rate rises to 371 in the Landes, 346 in Charente and 324 in Gironde.
Among middle school students, Landes also has a high rate of 351, ahead of Charente-Maritime at 320, Charente or Dordogne at 305 and Gironde at 252. High school students seem less impacted, for the moment, with relatively lower incidence rates: 179 in Charente-Maritime and 182 in Dordogne.