Coronavirus: Confinement on weekends for Pas-de-Calais

Coronavirus: Pas-de-Calais Confinement at Weekends, Acceleration of Vaccination… The Main Government Announcements

PANDEMIC: The Prime Minister, Jean Castex, held a press conference this Thursday in the presence of the Minister of Health, Olivier Véran The appointment was made last Thursday: eight days after the announcement of the placing in “reinforced surveillance” of 20 departments particularly affected by the coronavirus epidemic, the government unveiled this Thursday evening its arbitrations, at the end of […]

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The Bordeaux quays were very popular with the return of the sun last weekend.

Coronavirus in Bordeaux: Alcohol Consumption prohibited in the City Centre to Limit Crowds

EPIDEMIC: The quays of Bordeaux are particularly targeted by this prefectural decree, but remain open to the public for the moment. The quays yes but without a beer in hand. Alcohol consumption will be banned from Thursday on the Garonne quays in Bordeaux, but also in central Bordeaux and parks and gardens, the Gironde prefecture announced on Wednesday. Particularly crowded […]

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A new health defense council this Wednesday at the Elysee to discuss coronavirus situation in France

Coronavirus: A new health defense council this Wednesday at the Elysee

PANDEMIC: The meeting could enact localised confinement on weekends to restrict the spread of coronavirus The program is repeated: a health defence council is taking place this Wednesday morning. It could decide on possible new restrictions, national or local, to deal with the coronavirus. According to RMC, the fate of the 20 most affected departments could be settled, perhaps with […]

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Bordeaux: Tourism hit hard by the coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus in Bordeaux: Tourism Figures for the City are Disastrous

ECONOMY: High-end hotels and structures linked to business tourism are particularly affected in Bordeaux Unsurprisingly, tourism figures for 2020 are in a total collapse in Bordeaux: hotel attendance has fallen by 55%, attendance at monuments by 74% … “2020 was to be an exceptional year, regrets Olivier Occelli, director-general of the Bordeaux Métropole tourist office, this Tuesday, on the occasion of the […]

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British health authorities have decided to lower the alert level for the Covid-19 pandemic one step further, the risk of hospital flooding having "receded" in the United Kingdom.

Coronavirus: United Kingdom Lowers Alert Level, Less Pressure on Hospitals

EPIDEMIC: “The threat of flooding the national health service or other health services within 21 days has receded,” said the health authorities of the United Kingdom British health authorities decided on Thursday to lower the alert level relating to the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic, the risk of submersion of hospitals having “receded” in the United Kingdom, subjected to severe […]

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Coronavirus: "20 departments placed under surveillance" announces Jean Castex

Coronavirus: Departments Under Reinforced Surveillance, Vaccination of Over 65s, New Treatments… The Main Government Announcements

EPIDEMIC: Prime Minister Jean Castex held a press conference on Thursday on the evolution of the coronavirus health situation “Act fast and hard, where necessary”. After the implementation this week of territorialized containment measures in the agglomeration of  Dunkirk and in the Alpes-Maritimes, the government is preparing the ground for other targeted restrictions in areas where the circulation of the coronavirus is highest. […]

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Prime Minister Jean Castex, in Bordeaux on February 19, 2021.

Coronavirus: Jean Castex Could Announce New Restrictions this Thursday at 6 pm

HEALTH MEASURES: On Wednesday, the government has repeatedly recalled that the coronavirus epidemic situation “is very worrying” The government’s message this week is clear: The situation on the coronavirus spreading front is not good. The Prime Minister, therefore, chose to go to the front line this Thursday to announce a possible turn of the screw of health measures. He will do so […]

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A study by the Institut Pasteur explains that vaccination must be accompanied by additional health measures to slow the progress of coronavirus 

Coronavirus: Vaccination Will Not be Enough to Avoid the Increase in Hospitalisations, ensures the Pasteur Institute

A study by the Institut Pasteur explains that vaccination must be accompanied by additional health measures to slow the progress of coronavirus The progress of the vaccination campaign against coronavirus Covid-19 in France will not, without additional restrictions, prevent a jump in hospitalisations to a level above the peak of the first wave, estimates a study by the Institut Pasteur […]

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31000 people tested positive for coronavirus in France in the last 24 hours

Coronavirus: More than 31,000 Cases of Contamination and 278 Deaths in 24 Hours

EPIDEMIC: This is the highest number of positive cases since mid-November although hospitalisations remain stable More than 31,000 people have been infected with the coronavirus in the past twenty-four hours, a first since mid-November, Sante Publique France announced in its daily bulletin.  The numbers of hospitalisations and intensive care patients were stable but at a still very high level. In […]

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Olivier Véran announces weekend confinement for Dunkirk

Coronavirus: Olivier Véran Announces Weekend Confinement in Dunkirk

EPIDEMIC: This decision of weekend confinement is similar to that taken for Nice and its coast on Monday  On the move, this Wednesday, in Dunkirk, where the epidemic situation is more and more worrying, the Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, announced that he was going to ask the prefect of the North to set up confinement on the weekend in […]

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