The incidence rate multiplied by nine among those over 65 years

Concern linked to the coronavirus pandemic once again grips the Pays de la Loire regional health agency as well as the province. In its latest bulletin published on Friday, ARS reported onCurve continues to grow in Vendée. This thousandth wave especially affects the elderly Incidence multiplied by 9 in 5 weeks. It is enough for the authorities to provide a booster dose of vaccination for more than 65 years.

46% of people eligible for a booster dose did not receive a third dose

If the district’s infection rate was 93 cases per 100,000 residents, then this Friday – compared to 17 cases on October 5 – the increase is especially noticeable Among retirees over 65 years of age, an incidence of 203 cases per 100,000 population. “Unfortunately this leads to infections and hospitalizations but also to intensive care., refers to the province. To reduce severe forms of the disease and the risk of its transmission, it is important that people over 65 years of age and vulnerable people are vaccinated.. “

About 46% of Vendéens eligible for the third dose had not yet received it. So, to try to tackle this problem, the authorities had an idea. “It is possible to have a flu vaccine with a Covid-19 booster dose at the same timeThe regional health agency says 10 vaccination centers are still open in the district.

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