•   
  •   
  •   

Canada Covid-19: a curfew in Tunisia to slow the progression of the epidemic

00:55  30 october  2020
00:55  30 october  2020 Source:   rfi.fr

Strong reactions in Tunisia following the assassination of French teacher Samuel Paty

 Strong reactions in Tunisia following the assassination of French teacher Samuel Paty © Fethi Belaid / AFP Head of government Hichem Mechichi expressed the condolences of the Tunisian people during a telephone conversation with his counterpart Jean Castex. The beheading of Samuel Paty provoked strong reactions within the political class and on Tunisian social networks. The remarks of an MP justifying the murderer's intentions created scandal, while on the other side messages of condemnation of the act, notably of the conservative Ennahda party, arose.

The rapid growth of the COVID - 19 infections forced the European leaders to impose a curfew , lockdown or even declare a state of emergency More than 7.3 million people have recovered in India since the start of the epidemic . India comes second in terms of the number of confirmed COVID - 19

This article is a summary of the social distancing measures related to the COVID - 19 pandemic. Social distancing, or physical distancing

Achat dans un petit commerce de Tunis, le 8 mai 2020. (Image d'illustration) © FETHI BELAID / AFP Purchase in a small shop in Tunis, May 8, 2020. (Illustrative image)

Facing a Sharp deterioration in the health situation, Tunisia is the first African country to put in place new restrictions and they begin this Friday.

Tunisia, which had almost contained the pandemic at the end of June then reopened its borders and lifted most of the preventive measures at the beginning of the summer, is faced with a sharp deterioration in its health situation. As of October 29, 1,000 cases of Covid-19 contamination per day have been identified. The authorities therefore took several measures, the first of which was a curfew.

What are the new departments that could switch to maximum alert?

 What are the new departments that could switch to maximum alert? The metropolises of Orleans, Toulon, Nice and Clermont-Ferrand present indicators likely to lead to a curfew, when certain departments have a high incidence rate. © afp.com/FREDERICK FLORIN The incidence rate is highest in the Loire (608), ahead of the Rhône (549) and the North (483).

Coronavirus disease ( COVID - 19 ) advice for the public. Stay aware of the latest COVID - 19 information by regularly checking updates from WHO and your national and local public health authorities.

Covid - 19 ? Note: As the global population has grown substantially over time, the impact of historical diseases would have been far greater when the However, it may serve us well to remember that most of the pathogens that rampaged through societies in pandemics in the past are still around.

About fifteen days ago, faced with the deterioration of the situation , a partial curfew had been introduced in certain regions. The whole country is now affected. From Monday to Friday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., Tunisians will therefore no longer be able to leave their homes. A curfew that begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Another strong measure, the closure of schools, colleges and high schools until November 8. Same thing for universities with a little nuance since distance courses will be maintained. However, there are no closings for cafes and restaurants. They can remain open during the day until 4 p.m. with a limited capacity: 30% of the capacity in closed spaces, 50% in open spaces.

Increase in resuscitation places

The authorities also want to restrict travel. Except in exceptional cases, it will no longer be possible to leave your governorship. Finally, gatherings, such as private or public demonstrations, are prohibited and prayers suspended in mosques until at least November 15.

Coronavirus in Lyon: Patient transfers in New Aquitaine, deprogramming… How to unload the sheave?

 Coronavirus in Lyon: Patient transfers in New Aquitaine, deprogramming… How to unload the sheave? Faced with the strong progression of the epidemic in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes, the Regional Health Agency has taken various measures to unload hospitals under pressure, mainly in the Rhône and the Loire © Eric Dessons / JDD / SIPA In an intensive care unit.

COVID - 19 testing also remains in the same ballpark: the country hasn’t been able to organize mass testing for all demographic groups and has continued to If the epidemic continues to hold to those numbers, it would probably peak in Russia in mid-June, after which herd immunity would start to set in.

UK Could Impose COVID - 19 Curfew on London. In some it might be local curfews so you’re not out drinking until the wee hours of the morning," Fenton said. Fenton mentioned other measures, such as encouraging people to wear masks, issuing stronger public health warnings and focusing more on

Another government announcement, no more calls for tenders for purchases relating to the fight against the coronavirus. They will now be managed directly by the Ministry of Defense.

In this country relatively spared by the first wave of last spring, this rise in contaminations observed since September raises fears of congestion of hospital capacities. Currently, Tunisia has around 700 intensive care beds and hopes to quickly increase this number to 1,000 places.

► To listen again: Africa Tunisia report : the health system is preparing to face a new rise in Covid-19 cases

As the pandemic's second wave digs in, Winnipeg's homeless shelters brace for a bleak winter .
Manitoba is struggling to contain a renewed surge of the COVID-19 pandemic by reimposing restrictions on businesses and public gatherings in Winnipeg and other parts of the province. "We need to focus on going out for only essential reasons," said Manitoba's Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin on Friday. "Protect yourself. Keep your distance from others." But self-isolating is simply not an option for the homeless and many other"We need to focus on going out for only essential reasons," said Manitoba's Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin on Friday. "Protect yourself. Keep your distance from others.

usr: 2
This is interesting!