Covid: 104,007 new cases this Thursday in France, hospitalizations are still falling – The Independent

The assessment of the Covid-19 epidemic in France this Thursday, April 21 according to figures from Public Health France. The number of new Covid cases is down very sharply this Thursday in France. 104,007 new contaminations were identified in 24 hours, a decrease of 24% compared to last Thursday (137,342).
On a rolling average over seven days, France records 89,803 new contaminations each day. An underestimated indicator due to the Easter Monday holiday when few tests were carried out. 25,018 people are hospitalized in France because of Covid-19 this Thursday, i.e. 161 fewer patients in 24 hours (25,179 this Wednesday). This indicator is down for the second consecutive day after several weeks of continuous rise. The number of people in intensive care is up slightly on Thursday (1,684 patients, or 7 more than on Wednesday). 167 additional deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 116,114 Covid deaths in hospital in France since the start of the pandemic.