The coronavirus epidemic is breaking out again in France. In Île-de-France, the coronvairus epidemic evolution is thoroughly monitored. As the region reaches 177 cases for 100,000 inhabitants as of Friday 12 August 2022, the 8 Île-de-France departments are above 1,000 cases for 100,000 inhabitants again.
As for Friday 12 August 2022, the French capital city’s incidence rate reaches 163. The Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 are now widely dominant, which speeded up the spread of the epidemic in Paris. So much that new Health Minister Brigitte Bourguignon once again recommends facemask-wearing in public transit.
As a comparison, the incidence rate in other Île-de-France departments as of Friday 12 August 2022, reaches:
To track the daily evolution:
Paris and Île-de-France incidence rate as of Friday 12 August 2022
The health authorities keep monitoring the incidence rate of each department as a determining criteria to see if measures shall be reinforced or lifted. To make Île-de-France inhabitants' lives easier, here is the incidence rate per department map for the Île-de-France region and in Paris as of Friday 12 August 2022, determined by the data given by the government. [Read more]
Outside Île-de-France, the domestic incidence rate reaches 268 for 100,000 inhabitants over the past 7 days, and some touristic departments such as Alpes-Maritimes and Loire-Atlantique also moved above the threshold of 1,000 inhabitants.