In Agde pharmacies, exercise returned to regular, after the Christmas rush.
At a time when the primary vaccines are inoculated to the aged and caregivers of the city, different well being professionals stay mobilized on the half of the tests itself.
This is notably the case in a number of pharmacies in Agde, the place antigenic tests are carried out, the consequence of which is recognized inside quarter-hour.
“An increasing incidence rate”
As in every single place in France, the end-of-year vacation interval triggered an enormous demand, in pharmacies, from individuals wishing to know whether or not or not they have been constructive for Covid-19, with a view specifically to rubbing shoulders with the aged.
“Before Christmas, we carried out about forty daily samples”, confirms Samir Ouaziz, proprietor of the central pharmacy, rue Jean-Roger, together with his accomplice, Agathe Minebois. A tempo that has slowed down considerably because the begin of the January.
But the exercise is maintained, as much as twenty tests per day. “After the holidays, we saw symptomatic people arriving, or who were in contact”, provides the pharmacist, who notes “an increasing incidence rate” on the town. “There are more people who are positive for Covid”, he confirms.
A tense scenario within the Agath area
A discovering shared a number of kilometers away by Nathalie Dupin, Chantal Deflandre’s assistant on the Golf pharmacy, on the Ile des Loisirs roundabout. “It’s true that the number of tests has dropped compared to the Christmas period, but we have to do around 20 each day.”
With, there too, “increased positivity”, confirmed by current figures revealed by the Regional Health Agency, which underlines a scenario which is considerably tense in Occitania and specifically within the Agathois territory.
Also on the entrance line, evaluation laboratories. At Biomed 34, within the premises of the Roundabout of Europe, Catherine Gossart, biologist, testifies to a nonetheless necessary exercise in phrases of tests. “People have surgery, travel, so they come to be tested.”
Caution is so as
Without forgetting the others, all those that really feel signs. On the incidence charge of the virus, Catherine Gossart acknowledges “It goes back a little bit, but we are still very far from the situation of last summer.”
We bear in mind, in truth, that on the finish of August, notably within the naturist village, the place an epidemic focus had been recognized by the well being authorities, the quantity of Covid circumstances on the station had jumped.
So, of course, we’re not there but, but warning is required greater than ever.
A vaccination heart on the hospital?
According to our data, the providers of the prefecture have requested the City of Agde to arrange a vaccination heart as of subsequent week. We know that the mayor, Gilles D’Ettore, was in favor, as he had repeated in these similar columns. And if the positioning of the conference heart was proposed by the municipality, the representatives of the State would favor that the Saint-Loup hospital be designated as a vaccination heart.