Australia "Worst crisis" since 1945, 509 new deaths in France ... Update on the coronavirus

22:20  01 april  2020
22:20  01 april  2020 Source:   parismatch.com

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Here are the latest developments related to the epidemic of the new coronavirus in the world and in France.

  © Thomas Samson / Pool via REUTERS The situation in France

Three months to the day after the first alert of the epidemic, France recorded on Wednesday a new record increase in the number of coronavirus deaths: 509 in 24 hours. According to the latest report from the authorities, the coronavirus killed a total of 4,032 people. A total of 24,639 people are now hospitalized, 1,882 more than Tuesday. Among them, the influx of heavy cases in intensive care continues with more than 6,000 people in intensive care: 6,017 (+452), or "more than the initial capacity of France" before hospitals increase their capacity, said Professor Jérôme Salomon.

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Two medical TGVs departing from Paris and evacuating 36 patients with coronavirus arrived on Wednesday afternoon, one in Rennes, the other in Brest after a stop at Saint-Brieuc station (Cotes-d'Armor). The goal: to relieve hospitals in Ile-de-France, now the French region most affected by the Covid-19 epidemic with a third of 3,523 deaths recorded in hospitals. It is the first evacuation of coronavirus patients of this scale in Ile-de-France, where the capacities in the intensive care units are reaching saturation point. The 36 patients were in intensive care in ten public and private hospitals in the Ile-de-France region.

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced during the hearing at the National Assembly that it was "likely" that "deconfinement" in France would not be done "all at once and for everyone". "We asked several teams to work on this question by studying the opportunity, the feasibility of a deconfinement which would be regionalized, which would be subject to a policy of tests, depending, who knows, on age groups", he continued.

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France has ordered "more than a billion and a half masks in France and abroad" to meet the needs linked to the epidemic of Covid-19, a said Wednesday the Minister of Health Olivier Véran. He reported on Saturday an order for "more than a billion" masks, including from China, for the weeks and months to come.

Worst crisis since 1945

The number of deaths due to the coronavirus epidemic in the United States has exceeded 4,000, a figure doubled in three days, announced Wednesday the American University Johns Hopkins, whose assessments are authoritative . A total of 4,076 deaths due to Covid-19 have been recorded Wednesday since the start of the pandemic, against 2,010 Saturday. The United States could record even more daily deaths than the grim records reached by several European countries in the front line facing the pandemic.

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The President of the United States Donald Trump asked his fellow citizens to prepare, like Europe, for "very, very painful weeks" "Faced with the coronavirus pandemic, described by the UN as the worst crisis that humanity has faced since 1945. After having initially scanned the risks facing his country, Donald Trump warned on Tuesday of a your grave tone, his compatriots: "I want every American to be ready for the difficult days that lie ahead". "It will be two very, very painful weeks." The White House presented its projections: according to it, the disease should make between 100,000 and 240,000 deaths in the United States with the current restrictions, against 1.5 to 2.2 million without any measure.

The balance sheet in the world

More than 868,970 cases of infection have been diagnosed in 186 countries and territories since the virus's appearance in December in China, according to an AFP count from official sources Wednesday around 11:00 GMT. At least 43,000 deaths have been recorded, three-quarters of them in Europe. The new coronavirus has killed more than 31,000 people in Europe.

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 Coronavirus crisis: 10 news from Thursday, March 26 © Copyright 2020, L'Obs France is very badly affected by coronavirus and the French are still subject to strict confinement. And while in China, where the epidemic began, the situation is improving, other countries are only at the beginning. 365 deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours, including a 16-year-old girl , which brings the number of hospital deaths to 1,696 due to Covid-19.

The United Kingdom has passed the 500 mark in 24 hours. The country recorded in one day 563 additional deaths, a new record according to the balance sheet of the Ministry of Health. In total, health authorities counted 2,352 deaths in the hospital and, despite a limited number of tests, nearly 30,000 officially positive cases, including more than 4,000 in 24 hours.

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Italy has 12,428 dead, Spain 9,000, mainland China 3,305, the United States 3,873 and France 4,000. Spain announced on Wednesday that it had recorded a new daily record of 864 deaths from the new coronavirus in 24 hours, passing the 9,000 death mark, two months after the detection of a first case of contamination in the country. Iranian authorities announced on Wednesday 138 new deaths from the coronavirus, bringing the official toll of the pandemic in Iran, one of the countries most affected by Covid-19 disease, to more than 3,000.

At 4.30 p.m. GMT Wednesday, the number of cases declared in South America was 20,081 and the death toll stood at 537. The most affected country is Brazil, with 5,717 cases including 201 deaths, followed by Ecuador (2.748, 93) and the Dominican Republic (1.284, 57).

A 12-year-old girl died in Belgium from Covid-19, a very rare case at this age. A 13-year-old British boy died on Monday after being tested positive for the new coronavirus, the hospital where he died and his family said on Tuesday that he had no underlying pathology. The United States has exceeded the official death toll in China with a total of 4,076 dead. The first two deaths linked to the new coronavirus were recorded on Tuesday in Congo-Brazzaville, which enters confinement from midnight for 30 days, while the neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo has passed the 100 case mark with eleven new confirmed cases (109 ).

Coronavirus: France, which has nearly 11,000 deaths, is preparing for an extension of containment .
This will be one of the subjects of an address by Emmanuel Macron Monday evening to the French, to present its decisions concerning the fight against l epidemic in the coming weeks © Thibault Camus / AP / SIPA The rue Saint-Jacques is deserted in Paris, April 8, 2020.

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