Australia Coronavirus crisis: the 10 news from Tuesday, April 7

23:40  07 april  2020
23:40  07 april  2020 Source:   nouvelobs.com

"We will meet again": the historic message of Queen Elizabeth II on the coronavirus

 © Twitter screenshot: @Royalfamily "We will meet again": the historic message of Queen Elizabeth II on the coronavirus A historic speech . Queen Elizabeth addressed the British this Sunday, April 5, to thank them for their efforts during this coronavirus crisis, and send them a message of hope. Let's take a look at this four-minute speech. Queen Elizabeth gave a historic speech this Sunday, April 5.

  Crise du coronavirus : les 10 infos du mardi 7 avril © 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.

The coronavirus epidemic has killed more than 10,000 people in France , including 7,091 in hospitals and 3,237 in nursing homes. ,597 people died in 24 hours at hospital, up from 605 the day before. "The epidemic continues to grow" assured Jérome Salomon, the director general of Health.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to intensive care , where he is still on Tuesday evening. Diagnosed with Covid-19 on March 17, he was admitted to intensive care Monday evening but was not placed on a respirator.

Coronavirus: EDF suspends its dividend

 Coronavirus: EDF suspends its dividend © Supplied by La Tribune EDF announced Thursday that it would reduce the dividend paid to its shareholders in respect of last year, in the context of the crisis caused by the Covid epidemic -19. "The board of directors has decided not to offer a dividend payment for the year ended December 31, 2019 other than the 2019 interim dividend of 0.15 euro which has been set aside. payment on December 17, 2019, "said the electrician in a press release.

The confinement will last, warns Edouard Philippe. " It's not for tomorrow. Today the imperative is to make containment work. […] Today is the time of confinement, and the hour of confinement will last, " declared Prime Minister to the National Assembly.

Emmanuel Macron should speak on Thursday April 9 on television. He should detail the calendar for the next few weeks according to Europe1 , but the speech has not yet been officially mentioned.

In Paris, outdoor sports are now prohibited between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. If outdoor sports are now prohibited, walking or accompanying pets remains authorized .

"Over 200,000" volunteers to work in the fields. According to the Minister of Agriculture and Food, this is the number of people who answered the call to replace seasonal workers. "They will work near them, with farmers, but also in agrifood companies, in transport, logistics", said Minister Didier Guillaume on France 2.

Coronavirus: the worst global crisis since 1945, according to Antonio Guterres

 Coronavirus: the worst global crisis since 1945, according to Antonio Guterres © REUTERS / Yana Paskova UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York on March 23, 2019. The Covid-19 pandemic has been the worst global crisis since the Second World War, estimated this Tuesday the secretary general of the UN Antonio Guterres, by expressing his fears of seeing more conflicts in the world.

3.9 million cloth masks were produced in one week in France , between March 30 and April 5. 6.6 million are expected to be released this week, according to Bercy.

End of the closure in Wuhan. Residents have been able to leave the metropolis of 11 million inhabitants , cordoned off for two months. The number of flights and trains departing from Wuhan remains limited, however. Wuhan will also maintain various restrictions on movement in the city to prevent any resurgence of infections. X 3,786 more deaths in the UK, a record.

The UK has registered an additional 786 deaths from coronavirus in 24 hours, bringing the death toll in the country to more than 6,000, the government announced on Tuesday.

The United States is preparing for a "Pearl Harbor".

The week starting in the United States will be "our Pearl Harbor" or "our 9/11" except that "it will be throughout the country", warned the federal administrator of public health services, Vice-Admiral Jerome Adams, on Fox News. There were 10,871 deaths on Monday and more than 365,000 cases in the country.

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UEFA convenes its Comex on 23 April .
© Provided by Sports.fr Panoramic Decisions could be taken soon by the governing body of European football. If the coronavirus crisis still freezes almost all of the competitions, many countries are hopeful of being able to relaunch the competitions during the summer period. As it stands, many hypotheses are discussed below, but no decision has yet been made. UEFA (European Union Football Association) could move up a gear very soon, at least in terms of overall thinking.

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