Living through a pandemic
in the south of France
530 days in Carcassonne since
1st lockdown in March 2020
DAILY STATISTICS HERE
▫️ TEMPORARY NEWS DESK
✏️ Starting the new month in hospital but feeling ok for the time being. Not too sure what the next steps will be though. No doubt a doctor will come along later this morning and inform me of the plan.
✏️ Daily update – National
This Tuesday, August 31, 19,425 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in 24 hours, according to figures from Santé publique France, for a total of 6,765,708 confirmed cases since the beginning of the epidemic. The positivity rate, which measures the number of positive cases relative to the number of people tested, stands at 2.8 percent.
In 24 hours, 941 patients were admitted to hospitals, compared with 725 the day before. The intensive care units, which treat the most serious cases, received 2,292 patients, two more than the day before, and 2,221 seven days before. This indicator increased slightly over the last seven days, but at a much slower pace than between late July and mid-August.
136 people have died in hospitals in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths in France to 114,494.
Since the beginning of the vaccination campaign, 48,638,743 people have received at least one injection, which is 72.1% of the total population. Among them, 44,260,593 people have now received a complete vaccination schedule (65.6% of the total population).
✏️ Daily update – Regional
The figures relating to the epidemic of Covid-19 communicated this Tuesday by Santé publique France.
In Aude, 89 patients are hospitalised this Tuesday because of Covid-19, 2 less than the day before. Among them, 16 are in intensive care (+1), 61 in conventional hospitalisation (-3) and 11 in follow-up or long-term care (-1). 3 people were able to go home (1,394 in total since the beginning of the epidemic). One additional hospital death has occurred in the department in the past 24 hours. In total, Covid-19 has killed 394 people in the department.
In the Pyrénées-Orientales, the number of Covid patients hospitalised is down this Tuesday (-8) to 113. 19 people are in intensive care (-1 in 24 hours), 48 in conventional hospitalisation (-7) and 32 in follow-up or long-term care (-1). Eight people were able to go home (1,655 in total since the beginning of the epidemic). If the department had not recorded any death linked to Covid-19 these last three days, the virus killed 4 people there this Tuesday. In the Pyrénées-Orientales, the coronavirus has caused a total of 384 hospital deaths since the beginning of the epidemic.
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▫️ FOOD & DRINKS
Camembert cheese on the grill with candied tomatoes and olives
Serves 4: 1 Camembert, 50 g of candied tomatoes, 10 pitted black olives, a few sprigs of fresh thyme.
Thinly slice the tomato confit into pieces and cut the olives into slices.
Remove the Camembert from its packaging, place it on a sheet of baking paper and put it back in its box. Score the cheese with a knife. Place the filling on the Camembert, add the thyme leaves and fold the baking paper over before closing the box.
Place the tin on the barbecue grill over the coals and leave to melt for 10 to 12 minutes. Enjoy by dipping pieces of bread into the melted Camembert.
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