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Why is the infection rate slightly higher in the Rhine Basin

Covid-19 infection rate is trending to go up a little For a few days in Bas-Rhin in Alsace. 691 new cases per 100,000 residents currently. versus 668 four days ago. Very slight rise.

In Haut-Rhin, the incidence was decreased very slightly. The latest figure shows 616 new cases per 100,000 residents, compared to 622 a few days ago.

In fact, these numbers seem to indicate that rate stability, after a very sharp decline in the previous weeks (to recall, the rate was close to 4,000 on January 24 in the Bas-Rhin). As if a plateau has been reached.

So how do we explain it, when health restrictions must be greatly reduced? (On March 14, it will be the end of mask-wearing at work and school.) Well, according to the ARS, this may be due To apply less barrier gestures, to relax in their application, many Alsatians considered the epidemic over. Returning from the February vacation could also have a role.

It remains to be seen how long this plateau will last. And if prices will go down again…or go up.

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