Spread of COVID-19 in FranceCurrent incidence in the week ending 01/27/2023: 46.8 new infections per 100,000 population
Since the beginning of the pandemic until January 27th, 2023, a total of 38,392,364 infected people and 160,343 deaths have been reported in France.
The total of 38,392,364 infected people currently represents 59.03 percent of the total population. The number of new infections during the seven days preceding January 27th, 2023, was 30,427, for a 7-day incidence of 46.8 cases per 100,000 population. In the same week, 445 people died from (or with) COVID-19. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, this results in a mortality rate of about 0.4 percent in France.
Current vaccination statusAccording to official WHO data, a total of 157.21 million vaccine doses have been administered as of January 8th, 2023. More recent data are not yet available to WHO. There are 54.63 million people who have received at least one vaccination (81.2 percent). The booster vaccination was received by 40.94 million people (60.8 percent).
53.14 million of these are considered fully vaccinated in France (= 78.9 percent).
This means that France is still one of the better countries in terms of vaccination coverage. The vaccination rate is higher in 52 countries.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we update the worldwide case numbers daily. A list of all infections and deaths by country can be found on our COVID-19 virus topic page.
Weight and size
|Body height||178 cm||164 cm|
|Weight||82.6 kg||66.0 kg|
|HIV / Aids||0.02%||0.03%|
* The number of people suffering from diabetes refers only to inhabitants aged between 20 and 79 years.
* DTP is a combined basic vaccination against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus, which should be given to children up to the age of 23 months.
In France, 33.4 percent of all over 15-year-olds are still smokers.
The number of underweight newborns is 7 percent.
Medical suppliesThe medical care provided by doctors and hospitals in France is above average and also exceeds the average achieved in the EU countries. The country provides 5.9 hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants. The global mean here is 2.9 beds. Within the EU, 4.6 beds are available for every 1,000 residents.
With about 219,000 physicians in France, there are about 3.23 doctors per 1000 inhabitants. Here again the comparison: worldwide this standard is 1.50 physicians per 1,000 inhabitants and in the EU is 3.57.
Through medical care, the mortality of major known diseases can be reduced to an above-average extent. For example, only about 11 percent of all people who suffer from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chylomicron retention disease (CRD) currently die.