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World Coronavirus in Nice: To avoid the curfew, the city and the prefecture operate patrols in the establishments

19:45  18 october  2020
19:45  18 october  2020 Source:   20minutes.fr

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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 closures

Un couvre-feu avait déjà été décrété à Nice en avril dernier © SYSPEO / SIPA A curfew had already been decreed in Nice last April COVID-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" of the Covid-19, the city of Nice and the prefecture of Alpes-Maritimes 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.

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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.

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© 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.

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