Highest death rate in France in the last 19 years

Highest death rate in France in the last 19 years

of BFMTV France In the news of the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Research (INSEE), which includes the current death rates, it is emphasized that the high increase in deaths in July in the country is related to the scorching heat that started at the end of June.

In France, where high summer temperatures coincided with the seventh wave of the COVID-19 epidemic, an average of 1750 people died per day in July. In June that number was 1610.

In July, the number of deaths due to high temperatures increased by 13 percent compared to July 2019, when there was no COVID-19 outbreak.


In the summer of 2022, 138 thousand 522 people died in the country, an increase of 5.7 percent compared to the summer of 2021. Compared to the summer of 2019, this rate increased by 11.6%.

Due to the high death rate, 133 thousand 69 people died in the summer of 2003, which went down in the history of France.

On the other hand, it was stated that the French Public Health Agency will publish a report in October on the connection between summer deaths and heat.

* The image of the news is provided by the Associated Press.

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