Coronavirus in Brittany: An easing of restrictions in the region? "We must consider it," said an epidemiologist

Coronavirus in Brittany: An Easing of Restrictions in the Region? “We Must Consider It,” said an Epidemiologist

EPIDEMIC: The Brittany region is the least affected by the coronavirus Covid-19 epidemic and sees its hospital pressure drop In Brittany, elected officials are calling for a reduction in the health measures imposed by the French state to fight against the coronavirus Covid-19 epidemic. The incidence rate is lower there than anywhere else and hospital pressure […]

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Coronavirus in Ille-et-Vilaine: The epidemic is skyrocketing in the department

Coronavirus in Ille-et-Vilaine: The Epidemic is Skyrocketing in the Department

CORONAVIRUS: The number of positive cases jumped this weekend with an incidence rate which now stands at 116.4 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the Ille-et-Vilaine department A “holiday season” effect? The latest figures published by the health authorities show in any case a clear rebound in the coronavirus epidemic in Ille-et-Vilaine. According to the report published Monday evening by the Regional […]

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Storm Bella hit Porthcawl, Britain December 26, 2020

Weather: Storm Bella Brings Heavy Snow, Rain and Strong Winds to Northern France

STORM: Meteo France has placed Finistère and Manche in orange alert for “violent winds” caused by Storm Bella Be careful, the snow will fall hard in the north of France on Sunday and Monday. Blame it on the Bella storm which hit France from Saturday evening. The departments of Finistère and Manche have been placed on orange vigilance “violent winds”, with […]

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Illustration of a physalia on the Porge beach near Bordeaux in 2011

Brittany: Beaches Closed after the Arrival of the Very Stinging Physalies

ALERT: The town of Plougasnou in Finistère in Brittany has closed beaches and banned swimming Swimming is prohibited and the beaches are closed until further notice in Plougasnou. Well, that shouldn’t offend a lot of people this December. But the municipality of  North Finistère is no joke. Its mayor has just published a decree to prohibit swimming and access to water on […]

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Oiled birds found on the beaches of Finistère

Finistère: Oiled Birds Discovered on Beaches

POLLUTION: We do not yet know the origin of this pollution on the beaches of Finistère Four dead, two alive. On Friday, several oiled birds were found on the coast of Plougasnou, in northern Finistère. These strandings have been observed regularly since mid-November, specifies the town. Similar strandings had already been observed during the same period last year. The investigations carried out […]

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coronavirus has spread least in Brittany

Coronavirus: Brittany is the Region Where the Virus has Circulated the Least

EPIDEMIC: According to a note from the Pasteur Institute, less than 4% of Bretons have been infected with coronavirus Faced with the coronavirus pandemic, not all regions are on an equal footing. According to a note from the Pasteur Institute, Brittany is thus the region where the virus has circulated the least since the start of the health crisis. According to […]

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Coronavirus in Finistère: An Ehpad in quarantine after thirty positive cases

Coronavirus in Finistère: An Ehpad in Quarantine after Thirty Positive Cases

EPIDEMIC: Residents of the Plougourvest nursing home in Finistère were placed in isolation in a single room due to positive coronavirus cases A cluster was detected this weekend within the Saint-Michel nursing home at Plougourvest in Finistère, reports Le Télégramme. On Friday, two patients at the establishment had been diagnosed positive for coronavirus Covid-19, forcing management to conduct a large screening campaign on […]

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Violent storm warning for Brittany, Morbihan and Loire-Atlantique

Weather Forecast: “It Promises to be Severe” … A Violent Storm Threatens Morbihan and Loire-Atlantique

WEATHER: Christened Alex, the storm will strike overnight from Thursday to Friday across Morbihan and the Loire-Atlantique with winds of up to 160 km/h Wind gusts could reach 150 to 160 km/h on the coasts and up to 120 km/h inland, according to forecasters. “At these speeds, there is a risk of falling trees. It can be […]

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In Brittany, an employee dismissed for removing mask

Coronavirus in Brittany: An Employee Dismissed for Having Removed his Mask at Work

CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC: Man explained he removed mask as he was suffering from respiratory problems, former employer defends himself He had been working as a forklift operator for around twenty years in a window-fitting company based in Briec, near Quimper (Finistère). On May 28, he took off his mask while at work. His management saw him and fired him, reports Le Télégramme . The employee and […]

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Emmanuel Macron chats with an employee in a Super U in Saint-Pol-de-Léon, April 22, 2020.

Emmanuel Macron in Brittany to Meet the Agricultural and Food Industry

The President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron is in Finistère this Wednesday, visiting an agricultural cooperative and then a supermarket, as a sign of support for the food industry. While the ministers are making their first projects for deconfinement, Emmanuel Macron arrived in Brittany on Wednesday 22nd April 2020, in the middle of the afternoon, to support […]

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