Free testing in Rennes for students at University

Coronavirus in Rennes: A Major Testing Campaign Starts on Campus

EPIDEMIC: In Rennes, the Breton capital, students will be able to be tested for free and without an appointment until the end of the academic year. In Rennes’ universities and grandes écoles, students have been back in dribbles since Monday. To support this gradual resumption of face-to-face classes, the Brittany Regional Health Agency has just launched a massive coronavirus Covid-19 testing campaign on […]

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No patient is a carrier of the British mutation in the Rennes Chantepie cluster

Coronavirus in Rennes: No Patient is a Carrier of the British Mutation in the Chantepie Cluster

EPIDEMIC: The alert in Rennes was launched Thursday by the Directorate General of Health False alarm. The coronavirus cluster detected in the Chantepie geriatric centre, near Rennes (Ille-et-Vilaine), is ultimately not a carrier of the new mutation of coronavirus Covid-19 from the United Kingdom. The alert had however been given on Thursday 7th January by the General Directorate of […]

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With Coronavirus in Schools, an English mutation and epidemic rebound ... A crucial week for the government

Coronavirus: Schools, English Mutation and Epidemic Rebounding … A Crucial Week for the Government

EPIDEMIC: While the English mutation is present in France and the private New Year’s gatherings could lead in the coming days to an increase in contaminations and hospitalisations, the coming week promises to be crucial for the government While the number of new coronavirus contaminations does not drop, an epidemic rebound is to be feared after […]

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The Coronavirus positivity rate has doubled in one week in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Coronavirus in Nouvelle-Aquitaine: The Positivity Rate Doubled in One Week

EPIDEMIC: The situation is partly explained by a return to normal screening practices, but also by a resumption of the circulation of Sars-Cov-2, Public Health analysis The positivity rate in Nouvelle-Aquitaine went from 1.9% to 4% during the last week of 2020. This is partly a return to normal screening practices, after a sharp increase just […]

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Before the holidays, the number of coronavirus tests on the rise in France

Coronavirus: Before the Holidays, the Number of Tests on the Rise

EPIDEMIC: Since March 1st, more than 33 million the number of PCR (32 million) and antigen (1.5 million) tests have been carried out in France Better to be safe than sorry. This is obviously the strategy chosen by many French people who were tested before Christmas. Some 2.35 million tests were carried out last week, an increase of more […]

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Coronavirus in Le Havre: 11% of the population tested at a cost of 800,000 euros

Coronavirus in Le Havre: 11% of the Population Tested at a Cost of 800,000 Euros

EPIDEMIC: Of the 30,780 coronavirus tests carried out in Le Havre, 350 were positive Nearly 31,000 tests were carried out between December 14 and 19 in Le Havre, or 11% of the population of the agglomeration. These tests were carried out during the “massive” Covid-19 screening operation, which cost 800,000 euros, the Normandy Regional Health Agency said on Tuesday. Out of the 30,780 tests […]

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Travellers will need to present a negative coronavirus Covid-19 test less than 72 hours before their departure

Coronavirus: France Authorises Certain Returns from UK from Wednesday, with Negative Covid Test

BORDERS: Travellers will need to present a negative coronavirus Covid-19 test less than 72 hours before their departure across the Channel To block the road to the mutation of the Covid-19, travellers will have to present a negative test of fewer than 72 hours to cross the British border and return to French territory, the Prime Minister’s Office announced […]

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The end of links with the United Kingdom, a "terrible blow to morale" for the French stranded there

Coronavirus: The End of Links with the United Kingdom, a “Terrible Blow to Morale” for the French Stranded There

TRAVEL: A few days before Christmas, the possibility for the French settled in the United Kingdom to return to the national territory remains uncertain. France has suspended since Sunday midnight and for 48 hours all travel of people from the United Kingdom, after the appearance of a strain of the coronavirus considered very virulent. A “necessary” […]

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More than 18,000 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in France in the past 24 hours

Coronavirus: More Than 18,000 New Cases in 24 Hours in France, a “Worrying Development”, Points out Salomon

EPIDEMIC: The Director-General of Health, Jérôme Salomon, pointed to a “worrying development” of the coronavirus epidemic in France More than 18,000 new cases of coronavirus Covid-19 contamination have been confirmed in the past 24 hours and “the evolution of the epidemic is worrying” in France, said the Director-General of Health, Jérôme Salomon on Thursday. Among the newly infected, President Macron […]

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The head of state, Emmanuel Macron has symptoms of the coronavirus and will isolate himself for seven days, the Elysee said Thursday

Coronavirus: French President Emmanuel Macron Tested Positive

EPIDEMIC: The head of state, Emmanuel Macron has symptoms of the coronavirus and will isolate himself for seven days, the Elysee said Thursday Emmanuel Macron tested positive this Thursday for coronavirus Covid-19 and will isolate himself for seven days, announced the Elysee. After the diagnosis established by ”  RT-PCR tests carried out as soon as the first symptoms appear”, the Head of […]

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