World Coronavirus in Nice: To avoid the curfew, the city and the prefecture operate patrols in the establishments
Careful what you wish for: COVID-19 transforms population politics
The pandemic has given Sydney a "breather" from population growth. But the city - and the state - is about to discover how our coveted standard of living relies on immigration.Population pressures have preoccupied NSW politics for decades. Traffic congestion, crowded trains and high-rise property developments are perennial themes of public debate, especially in Sydney. Migration is routinely blamed for pushing up prices in the city's famously expensive housing market.
These checks on compliance with barrier gestures, ordered "in the face of an alarming increase in positivity rates" may go as far as to immediate closuresCOVID-19 - These checks on compliance with barrier gestures, ordered "in the face of an alarming increase in positivity rates" may go up to immediate closures
They fear that the "maximum alert threshold likely to result in the application of a curfew" will soon be reached. Saturday evening, "faced with an alarming increase in positivity rates"the city of and the prefecture of asked "the police to operate patrols in establishments open to the public ”. These checks on compliance with barrier gestures "could go as far as [immediate closures]", they specify.
England's three-tier system comes into force, but PM warned measures don't go far enough
England's new three-tier system for localised coronavirus restrictions has come into force today - but the prime minister is already under growing pressure to take even further action. From midnight, the country was split into three COVID-19 alert levels - "medium", "high" and "very high".Liverpool City Region is in the top tier, with bars and pubs forced to shut if they cannot operate as restaurants. Residents have also been banned from socialising with other households both indoors and in private gardens.
Without mentioning precise figures, the community and State services advance that "the figures transmitted by the Regional Health Agency [ARS] on the incidence rate, the positivity rate and the number of hospitalizations on our territory mark an alarming progression of the epidemic ”.Signs of recovery from Tuesday
Tuesday, the last bulletin published by ARS Paca showed that the “positivity rate” was up sharply in the Alpes-Maritimes, going from 6.1% to 9.9 in one week %. The "incidence rate", the number of new cases per 100,000 inhabitants, was 116 (compared to 81 a week ago and 106 two weeks ago) according to Public Health France.
Since Saturday, the government has decided to impose a curfew between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. in the Paris region and in the municipalities of eight French metropolises. That of Nice is not affected for the moment.
Paris: a trade union asks Matignon to reopen the bars .
© LP / Philippe de Poulpiquet Only establishments offering catering may remain open outside of curfew hours. “Bars and cafes offering catering may remain open. Why not us ? ". Here is, in summary, the simple question that the SNEG § co (professional union of festive places and diversity) has just addressed, this Wednesday, to Matignon in the form of a “gracious appeal”. The trade union officially asks the Prime Minister to modify article 51 II-1 of the decree of 16 October last.