Coronavirus: 74.58% of Omicron variant cases suspected in Paris

By Rizhlaine F. Photos by My B. Posted on January 13, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.

According to, 74.58% of cases of the Omicron variant were suspected in Paris on Friday January 7, 2022. This mutation would now be largely in the majority in the capital.

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AT Paris, the circulation ofcoronavirus epidemic breaks records. While the incidence rate is exploding, especially among young people aged 20 to 29, the situation facing the health crisis is worrying in the capital. This explosion of new contaminations would it be due to the propagation of the Omicron variant in the Paris region ?

the Parisian basin is particularly affected by this variant, which is even more contagious than Delta. According to Omicron would already be widely majority in Paris. As of Friday January 7, 2022, it was estimated that 74.58% of Parisian coronavirus cases presented a absence of the L452R mutation which characterizes the variant Omicron. This estimate was made using data from Public Health France on the proportion of variants in the positive tests screened as well as the total number of positive tests. This progression is correlated with the evolution of the incidence rate in the capital.

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France is now facing a double wave between the delta and omicron variants. In Île-de-France, indicators are breaking records, especially in Paris where the incidence rate has now reached 4,000 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. [Lire la suite]

About the other departments of Île-de-France, the variant Omicron represented (as of Monday January 10, 2022) 89% of cases in Val-d’Oise, 71% in Val-de-Marne, 91% in Seine-Saint-Denis, 85% in Hauts-de-Seine , 86% in Essonne, 91% in Yvelines and 91% in Seine-et-Marne.

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The coronavirus epidemic continues in France. The Omicron variant represents 90% of covid cases in France this Thursday, January 13, 2022. We discover below the proportion of Omicron variant cases compared to the Delta detected in each department of France. [Lire la suite]

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