According to today’s data of the Public Health Agency, the number of people infected with Kovid-19 increased by 21 thousand 539 in the last 24 hours to 5 million 911 thousand 601.
With 22 more deaths in the last 24 hours, the number of people who died from the virus in the country increased to 111 thousand 576.
6 thousand 869 people continue to be treated in hospitals, 859 of whom are in intensive care.
In the last 7 days, the rate of positive Kovid-19 tests increased to 2.7 percent.
According to the data shared by the Ministry of Health, the number of people who received the first dose of Kovid-19 vaccine since 27 December 2020 has reached 38 million 596 thousand 991, and 31 million 805 thousand 58 people have been given a second or third dose of vaccine.
In total, more than 67 million and 200 thousand doses of vaccine were administered.
Unvaccinated people account for 96 percent of new cases
French Prime Minister Jean Castex, in the television program he participated in, said that they were in the 4th wave of the epidemic, that the majority of the cases were Delta variant and 96 percent of the new cases were non-vaccinated.
Stating that they will establish areas where students can be vaccinated in secondary and high schools, Castex stated that Kovid-19 health cards will not be requested in secondary schools and high schools.
The Kovid-19 health card application submitted by the government to the parliament requires documenting the Kovid-19 vaccine at the entrance to restaurants, bars, cinemas and similar social areas, events and places with more than 50 people, or showing a negative PCR test result in the last 48 hours or It requires proving that you have been cured of the disease in a month.