COVID-19 pandemic in FranceIssue
Epidemic regression, health protocols, variables, vaccines, new treatments… Find the latest information on the health crisis associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
– French hospitals had about 29,194 patients infected with Covid-19 on Friday evening, down from Thursday (29,843), and sharply down from last week (31,939). The number of new cases continues to decline steadily.
Thanks to the waning of the Omicron wave, primary school students in District B, returning from vacation on Monday morning, can no longer wear masks on the playground.
Australia reopened its external borders to all vaccinated tourists on Monday, nearly two years after imposing some of the world’s toughest travel restrictions to combat the spread of Covid-19.
February 21, 2022 9:31 PM
Omicron caused a re-infection mutation. Re-infection with SARS-CoV-2: rare but not impossible. Especially when we discovered the omicron variant. The number of re-infections has risen in recent weeks in France: according to the French Public Health (SPF), it has quadrupled since December, while the number of positive cases has fallen by 42% in one week According to the Covid Tracker. We have a decoder, read on here.
February 21, 2022 8:11 PM
The November 13 trial has been postponed again after new cases of Covid emerged. New postponement of the trial of November 13. When he resumes on Tuesday, he will be suspended again due to two new Covid-19 cases between the accused. “As it stands, it appears again that the hearing will not be able to resume on Tuesday or this week given the period of isolation in place.”Jean-Louis Perrier, President of the Special Criminal Court, said in a letter to the various parties.
February 21, 2022 6:35 PM
In Canada, barriers have been lifted but the state of emergency is far from over. The day after a weekend amid high tension, during which police regained control of the capital, Ottawa, Justin Trudeau spoke about the situation. “Although lockdowns have been lifted across the country and borders are open for now, although things seem to be improving well in Ottawa, this state of emergency is far from over.”He said at a press conference. The prime minister also defended his choice, strongly criticized by the opposition, to activate an exceptional law, the Emergency Procedures Law, a week ago to end the obstacles. “illegal” Recent weeks in Canada. Parliament should vote on it on Monday evening.
February 21, 2022 5:56 PM
England ends compulsory isolation of patients on Thursday. A new stage in England. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that the mandatory isolation of people infected with Covid-19 will end from Thursday. The country is thus abandoning the main anti-Covid restrictions that are still in place two years after the start of the epidemic. “We now have sufficient levels of immunity to go from protecting people through government interventions to [une approche fondée sur] Vaccines and treatments as the first line of defensesaid the Conservative Prime Minister in Parliament.
February 21, 2022, 4:23 pm
Salivary antigen tests are ineffective, according to the High Authority for Health. According to the High Authority for Health, antigenic saliva tests have very limited efficacy. And even less than the specific requirements for rapid tests. “Data for performing antigen tests on saliva samples remains insufficient because the sensitivity found in the selected studies is below the requirement of 50% in asymptomatic subjects and 80% in asymptomatic subjects.”, as you say. Therefore the authority recommends not to use it, “Whether in the general population or in children”. Additionally, HAS requires that they remain unsupported by Social Security. This is in line with the alert issued by the authority in April 2021, which had already ruled that these tests would not be reimbursed. “Lack of adequate diagnostic performance”.
February 21, 2022 2:07 PM
After 370,000 injections, the vaccine team at the Groupama (Rhone) stadium is filling the syringe. According to information from BFMTV, Lyon Olympic Park, which was turned into a vaccination center ten months ago, will return to its pre-crisis functions. “Getting out of this health crisis as quickly as possible and speeding up the vaccination campaign was our goal. I think we chose it.”Naama Baladi, chief of the county fire and rescue department, rejoiced. In all, 370,000 doses of Pfizer or Moderna have been injected.
February 21, 2022 1:12 pm
Slovenia, too, is lifting its restrictions. Shops, services and other businesses … From Monday, Slovenia lifted its restrictions, including the opening hours of hospitality establishments and the closure of nightclubs. This decision, which was taken by the government on Saturday, comes at a time when the government gave the green light to cancel the health passport for all activities, except for health facilities, care homes and prisons.
February 21, 2022, 12:11 pm
The German economy is in recession this winter, the Bundesbank estimates. German Gross Domestic Product (GDP) should be back “fall significantly” In the first quarter of 2022, due to the Covid-19 epidemic, the first European economy was thus entered into a technical recession before a strong recovery expected, according to the Bundesbank.
From January to March, German growth “It could drop again significantly due to the pandemic”After a decline of 0.7% in the fourth quarter of 2021. Then it should “Speed up again in the spring”the German Federal Reserve wrote in its monthly bulletin on Monday.
February 21, 2022, 12:03 pm
Hong Kong launches vaccination program as Omicron outbreak spreads. Hong Kong will launch a vaccination permit system this week, authorities said on Monday, as hospitals battle an Omicron-fueled outbreak and the financial hub reports a record number of departures. Starting Thursday, all residents 12 or older who enter restaurants and clubs will be required to provide proof that they have received at least one injection of the Covid vaccine or an exemption from a doctor.
February 21, 2022 at 11:45 am
In England, employers will have to pay for the tests. As Boris Johnson prepares to talk about ending national Covid-19 restrictions, Minister Paul Scully told Radio Times that companies will have to pay for testing and decide on self-determination policies to isolate employees. He explained that the free test will be phased out gradually. As mentioned Watchman.
February 21, 2022, 11:01 am
Nicki Minaj supports Elizabeth II. In a tweet posted on Monday, the American singer wrote to the Queen of England, she is currently positive for Covid-19. I send my love and respect to the Queen and the Palace. Get well soon”wished.
Feb 21 2022 10:16 AM
Eurozone: Here we are again. After a two-month slowdown, activity growth in the euro zone accelerated sharply in the private sector in February, benefiting from the easing of health restrictions, according to the Markit Composite Index of Purchasing Managers’ Index published on Monday. The index, calculated on the basis of business surveys, settled at 55.8 points, its highest level in five months, after 52.3 points in January, its lowest performance in eleven months. A number above 50 means that the activity is progressing, and vice versa if the number is below this limit.
February 21, 2022, 9:33 am
With this pandemic, NA is gathering in metaverses. For two years, due to the pandemic, discussion groups have met via video. On Thursday, NA members had their first meeting wearing virtual reality headsets. Find our report here.
February 21, 2022, 9:08 am
New Zealand: Police accuse anti-vaccination activists of littering. New Zealand police accused anti-vaccine protesters erected around the Houses of Parliament in Wellington of dumping human waste on Monday at law enforcement who were carrying out a pre-dawn operation to set up roadblocks around the camp. Two weeks after starting their move, inspired by Canadian “freedom convoys,” protesters continued to arrive this weekend despite calls from the police urging them to leave.
Feb 21 2022 8:33 AM
Johnson reveals a strategy for Living with covid already criticized. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson reveals his strategy for… Living with covidDespite criticism and warnings surrounding the expected end of recent restrictions such as the compulsory isolation of patients. The plan was presented a month later by the threatening black cloud of Party Gate, and the presentation of the plan comes as Queen Elizabeth II tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday. But according to Buckingham Palace, the 95-year-old is only experiencing symptoms “light”.
February 21, 2022 8:30 AM
No more masks on vacation. Thanks to the Omicron wave receding, primary school students in District B, returning from vacation Monday morning, have found a reduced health protocol. Going into effect: Lifting the obligation to wear a mask in the primary school playground – a mask was not already mandatory for kindergarten children – is a relaxation of mixing rules for students, who can mingle extensively with classmates. Their level and not just their grade, and the end of honor certificates given by families after the first self-test.
Feb 21 2022 8:15 AM
Tourists return to Australia. Australia reopened its external borders to all vaccinated tourists on Monday, nearly two years after imposing some of the world’s toughest travel restrictions to combat the spread of Covid-19. The huge island had closed its borders in March 2020, in an attempt to take advantage of its isolation to protect itself from the pandemic. During these two years, Australians were mostly not allowed to leave their country, and only a few visitors were granted an exemption to enter the territory.
February 21, 2022, 8:00 AM
Djokovic picks up the racket. Novak Djokovic begins his 2022 season in Dubai on Monday with an ambition to maintain his world number one spot, a month after being expelled from Australia where he was unable to defend his chances in the first Grand Slam of the year. A vaccine against Covid-19. Still not immune, the 34-year-old Serb now prefers tournaments in countries that do not require injections to enter their territory. And he will play against young Italian Lorenzo Mussetti, his first match since December, due to the cancellation of his participation in Melbourne after a long confrontation with the local authorities.