IN CURVES. Covid-19: vaccination rates by region as of April 7

The vaccination campaign against Covid-19 in France began on December 26, 2020. To get a clear idea of ​​the progress of this campaign in each region, Science and the Future publishes every week the percentage of people vaccinated by region (calculated from vaccination data communicated by Public Health France and the population of each region according to INSEE population estimates at 1er January 2020).

As of Monday, April 5: the vaccination campaign maintains the speed acquired last week for the first dose (except for Martinique which by a jump reached 5% of its population) and accelerates for the second. The majority of metropolitan regions now reach 15% of their population for the first dose, with Corsica still in the lead (nearly 20%), and Île-de-France still last (nearly 12%).

Almost 5% of people in metropolitan France have been fully vaccinated

This difference is even more pronounced for the second dose, where Corsica is approaching 8% after having given this second dose to nearly 2% of its population in one week. Despite an acceleration, Île-de-France remains last (less than 4%) while the majority of metropolitan regions already exceed 5%. Overseas, only Reunion exceeds 2% for this second dose. According to Public Health France, a total of 9,356,301 people have already received the first dose of one of the vaccines (nearly 14% of the population) and 3,120,634 have already received the two doses (4.65%).

Graphic 1. Vaccination rate against Covid-19 by region (dose), expressed as the percentage of people in each region who received at least one dose of the vaccine. Click to view larger. Credit: Nicolas Gutierrez C.

Graphic 2. Vaccination rate against Covid-19 by region (two doses), expressed as the percentage of the inhabitants of each region who received both doses ofone of vaccines. Click to view larger. Credit: Nicolas Gutierrez C.

Note: The vaccination data used here now comes from raw data from Public Health France (SPF) and not from those communicated by the Ministry of Health. As SPF warns on this site, there are still discrepancies between the data from the Regional Health Agencies (ARS) and those reported to SPF, so it is possible that the data in this graph is not completely up to date.

Who is affected by this phase of the Covid-19 vaccination?

This vaccination phase concerns:

– All people aged 75 and over, regardless of where they live;

– Residents in residential establishments for dependent elderly people and long-term care units or accommodated in independent residences and serviced residences;

– Vulnerable people at very high risk. These are adults:

  • with cancer and malignant haematological diseases during treatment with chemotherapy,

  • with severe chronic kidney disease, including dialysis patients,

  • transplanted solid organs,

  • transplanted by allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation,

  • suffering from multiple chronic pathologies and presenting at least two organ insufficiencies,

  • suffering from certain rare diseases and particularly at risk in the event of infection (see the list),

  • with Down’s syndrome.

– People with disabilities, whatever their age, accommodated in specialized reception homes (MAS) and nursing homes (FAM);

– People aged 50 to 69 inclusive suffering from one or more of the comorbidities;

– Residents aged 60 and over in migrant worker hostels (FTM);

– Professionals in the health sector and the medico-social sector belonging to the following categories:

  • all health professionals (see list),

  • other professionals from health establishments and medico-social establishments and services (staff employed by the establishment and staff from service providers working continuously within the establishment),

  • professionals in serviced residences,

  • professionals in specialized accommodation centers for people with Covid-19,

  • home help professionals and employees of the private employer working with vulnerable elderly and disabled people (receiving APA or PCH),

  • service providers and distributors of equipment working in patients’ homes,

  • professional and volunteer firefighters,

  • the personnel making up the crews of the vehicles of medical transport companies,

  • healthy students and students in contact with patients,

  • medical regulation assistants during their internships in an establishment or in SMUR,

  • professions with “use of title” recognized by various uncoded laws (osteopaths, chiropractors, psychotherapists, psychologists),

  • medical secretaries in town offices and medical assistants.

If you are concerned, you can find a vaccination site near you on the santé.fr website.

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