The delta variant still worries many countries, including France. The Minister of Health, Olivier Veran, warned that this “could spoil our holidays and spoil the summer”. Follow the developments of the situation on Thursday, July 8, live.
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Japanese authorities have just announced that the Tokyo Olympics will be held behind closed doors.
On Thursday, Jean Castex announced the vaccination: “We will need a third dose, because the immune defenses are weakened.”
Jan Castix on the subject of vaccination: “We will need a third dose because the immune defenses are weakened” pic.twitter.com/BRwKDfeADV
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The novel coronavirus epidemic has killed at least 4004,966 worldwide since the WHO office in China reported the outbreak at the end of December 2019, according to an AFP report from official sources Thursday at 10:00 GMT.
More than 185,020,840 cases have been officially diagnosed since the start of the pandemic. The vast majority of patients recover, but the portion that is not well evaluated retains symptoms for weeks or even months.
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Paris Public Aid Hospitals (AP-HP) revealed Thursday that a testing ceremony on May 29 in Paris with Indochina showed “no increased risk of infection” with the Covid-19 virus.
This is good news for the current music sector with the goal of permanently resuming permanent concerts in September, even if the pandemic continues.
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More than 100 million screening tests for Covid-19 have been carried out in France since the beginning of the epidemic in March 2020, the Statistics Department of the Ministries of Social Affairs reported, Thursday. and antigen.
Entre le 1er mars 2020 et le 4 juillet 2021, “environ 100,2 millions de tests ont été validés par un professionnel de santé, dont 20,6 millions d’antigéniques, 76,6 millions de PCR classiques et 2,8 millions de PCR salivaires. Free fall.
Backed by 100% of health insurance, the tests cost 2.2 billion euros in 2020 and Social Security expects to spend an additional 4.9 billion this year. Unless the rules change: Recently, the Academy of Medicine suggested waiving tests for “personal convenience,” that is, without a medical reason. A path considered by the government.
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Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Thursday declared a new health emergency in Tokyo in the face of rising cases of the COVID-19 virus, which will remain in place for the duration of the Olympic Games scheduled to open in two weeks.
“We will declare a state of emergency in Tokyo,” Suga said at a government meeting on health measures, adding that it will last until August 22. The Olympic Games are scheduled to run from July 23 to August 8.
An organizer announced Thursday that the 31st Southeast Asian Games, which were due to take place in Vietnam this year, have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, likely in 2022.
“The 31st Southeast Asian Games will certainly not be (hosted) this year as planned in November,” said Varin Tansuvassiri, Games Council member and deputy secretary of the Thai Olympic Committee. “Vietnam wants to postpone the Games until next year 2022,” he added. The competition was scheduled to be held from November 21 to December 2, 2021, in the capital, Hanoi, and 11 other cities in the country, some of which have been hard hit by the epidemic.
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