Coronavirus: 95.75% of cases of Omicron variant suspected in Paris

By Rizhlaine F. Photos by My B. Posted May 14, 2022 7:15 PM

According to Data.gouv.fr, 95.75% of cases of the Omicron variant were suspected in Paris on Saturday May 14, 2022. This mutation would now be the majority in the capital.

To Paristhe circulation of thecoronavirus outbreak breaks records. While the incidence rate is exploding, especially among young people aged 20 to 29, the situation in the face of the health crisis is worrying in the capital. This explosion of new contaminations would it be due to spread of the Omicron variant in the Paris region ?

the paris basin is particularly affected by this variant, which is even more contagious than Delta. According to data.gouv.fr Omicron would already be largely majority in Paris. As of Wednesday, May 11, 2022, it is estimated that 95.75% of Parisian coronavirus cases presented a absence of the L452R mutation which characterizes the Omicron variant. This estimate was made using data from Public Health France on the proportion of variants in the screened positive tests as well as the total number of positive tests. This progression is correlated with the evolution of the incidence rate in the capital.

Visual Paris Montmartre Eiffel TowerVisual Paris Montmartre Eiffel TowerVisual Paris Montmartre Eiffel Tower Coronavirus: Paris drops below 4,000 cases per 100,000 in incidence rate
France is now facing a double wave between the delta and omicron variants. In Île-de-France, the situation is being closely observed. In Paris, where the incidence rate drops below 4,000 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. [Lire la suite]

About the other departments of Île-de-Francethe Omicron variant represented (as of Wednesday May 11, 2022) 96% of cases in Val-d’Oise, 98% in Val-de-Marne, 96% in Seine-Saint-Denis, 98% in Hauts-de-Seine , 98% in Essonne, 96% in Yvelines and 97% in Seine-et-Marne.

Visual Paris rooftop viewVisual Paris rooftop viewVisual Paris rooftop viewVisual Paris rooftop view Omicron: the presence of the covid variant by department in France this Saturday, May 14, 2022
The coronavirus epidemic continues in France. The Omicron variant represents 98% of covid cases in France this Saturday, May 14, 2022. We discover below the proportion of cases of Omicron variant compared to Delta detected in each department of France. [Lire la suite]

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