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The current health situation, which has been linked to the coronavirus pandemic, has improved for the sixth week in a row, according to local authorities. As of May 31, 2022, only three of the 74 intensive care beds erected in Reunion were occupied by patients who tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, with the rest of the 49 filled by people with other ailments (70 percent occupancy rate).

There have been seven documented deaths due to the COVID-19 virus in the last week. Four people were either not inoculated at all or had an inadequate immunization schedule. Comorbidities were present in all three vaccinated individuals.

Long though the severity of the pandemic has decreased, it is vital to keep vigil even after limitations have been released. Authorities recommend that the people of La Réunion island must maintain their mobilization against COVID-19 by implementing barrier gestures into their daily lives, functioning with a preventive mindset, and protecting those most vulnerable.

State of one’s health

The prefecture and the Regional Health Agency are saddened to inform the public this Tuesday, May 31, 2022, of the deaths of seven people, all of whom died within the last week: one person between the ages of 65 and 74, and six people over the age of 75.

Four people were either not inoculated at all or had an inadequate immunization schedule. Comorbidities were present in all three vaccinated individuals. The positivity rate of COVID-19 for the week of May 21-27 was 20.1 percent, which was lower than the previous week.

Rate of occurrence

The weekly incidence rate in the country has reduced dramatically to 239 instances per 100,000 people (against 380 the previous week). A total of 2,046 cases were confirmed between May 21 and May 27.

Since the commencement of the health crisis, there have been 413,051 recoveries and 784 fatalities; there are currently 2,826 active cases. The ARS, Public Health France, and Health Insurance have investigated a total of 416,661 suspected cases from the period the outbreak began.

When compared to the previous week’s total of 13,634 tests given during the period in question, screening results showed a 27 percent decrease.

COVID-19 vaccination rate

A total of 1,101 positive cases were investigated to find a mutation from May 21st to May 27th: In total, 1,077 patients had one of the particular mutations being tracked, which in this case was the Omicron variant. This reflects a near-perfect success rate.

Only three of the 74 intensive care beds established in Reunion as of the 31st of May 2022 were occupied by patients who tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. The remaining 49 beds were occupied by people suffering from various ailments (70 percent occupancy rate ).

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