US News Covid-19: the main measures announced by Olivier Véran

01:25  24 september  2020
01:25  24 september  2020 Source:   parismatch.com

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COVID - 19 patients now occupy 27 per cent of ICU beds vs 18 per cent last week. The rate is expected to increase to 60 per cent in mid-October and to 85 per cent in mid-November. "This is not to scare you but to tell you that there is still time to act," Veran said, adding that the measures unveiled aim to

Texas deaths from Covid - 19 rose by 135 Wednesday, pushing fatalities past 15,000 to 15,129, according to state health data. “If we don’t take measures rapidly, we risk being in a critical situation in some regions in a few weeks,” Health Minister Olivier Veran said at a press conference in Paris.

Faced with the increase in Covid-19 cases, many measures have been taken and announced by the Minister of Health Olivier Véran.

  Covid-19 : les principales mesures annoncées par Olivier Véran © Abacapress.com Maximum alert zone

Maximum alert zones (more than 250 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, 100 per 100,000 in "elderly people, 30% of Covid patients in intensive care units)

Concerned Wednesday evening : Aix-Marseille and Guadeloupe


- Total closure of bars and restaurants

- Closure of all establishments open to the public unless there is a strict health protocol already in place Cultural places (theaters, cinemas, museums ) where these protocols are already mandatory are not concerned

The executive's puzzle to keep the school open

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Skip to main content. The new restrictions announced by Boris Johnson yesterday, including the closing of restaurants and pubs at 10pm and increased use of face coverings, fall short of a “second What’s more troubling is the presumption that Covid - 19 is harmless and won’t scar younger people.

More than 400,000 COVID - 19 cases have been confirmed in the UK, the largest number in Europe, according to the British government. Pubs, bars and restaurants across the country will have to close by 10 pm each night, as part of 'tougher measures ' against the virus announced by Johnson.

Enhanced alert zone

Enhanced alert zones (incidence rate of more than 150 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, 50 per 100,000 in "elderly")

Are concerned Wednesday evening: Bordeaux, Grenoble, Lille, Lyon, Montpellier, Nice, Paris and the inner suburbs, Rennes, Rouen, Saint-Etienne, Toulouse


- Gauge of gatherings reduced to 1,000 people

- Ban on major declared events such as local or student parties

- Ban on gatherings of more than 10 people in public space

- Partial closure of bars, hours decided by the prefect

- Closure of all rooms for festive and associative activities

Gathering limited to 1000 people in eleven metropolises

The maximum level for major events will be lowered to 1,000 people, against 5,000 so far, in the eleven metropolises classified in "enhanced alert zone" because of the intense circulation of the coroanvirus, announced Wednesday the Minister of Health Olivier Véran .

Coronavirus in Marseille: The closure of bars and restaurants is a "collective punishment" for local elected officials

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City says economic fightback is running out of steam as new restrictions are announced .

for those affected by COVID ‑ 19 , ensuring the continuity of essential health and social services, and protecting frontline workers and vulnerable populations. Even with the proactive implementation of comprehensive public health measures , transmission of COVID ‑ 19 can rapidly become established in

This new gauge, decided in the context of the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic, will apply "from Saturday after consultation between the prefect and local elected officials". The minister also announced in this area "the closure of sports halls and gymnasiums" because "they are confined spaces where wearing a mask is impossible to see at least complex and which are unfortunately places of significant contamination", a provision which will have significant repercussions on amateur sport, which has started feverishly since the start of the school year.

These measures, decided on for a period of two weeks, concern the metropolitan areas of Bordeaux, Lyon, Nice, Lille, Toulouse, Saint-Etienne, Rennes, Paris and its inner suburbs, Rouen, Grenoble and Montpellier.

Last week, the Parisian tournament of Roland-Garros, postponed to the fall due to the Covid-19 epidemic, had already had to reduce its gauge from 11,500 (announced ten days ago) to a maximum of 5,000 spectators per day. "To date, we have no confirmation on the conditions for organizing the tournament," responded the French Tennis Federation.

On the side of the National Rugby League, there is talk of "a disaster" for the economy of the clubs. At the end of August, the League had estimated at 54 million euros the cumulative loss by the thirty French professional clubs (Top 14 and Pro D2) between the full gauge and the 5,000 gauge, for the period from September to the end of the calendar year.

Covid-19: Olivier Véran announces that Paris could spend Monday on "maximum alert" .
© Reuters Paris and the departments of the inner suburbs could go into maximum alert zone for the Covid-10 epidemic from Monday if the progression of the epidemic is confirmed there, declared Thursday the Minister of Health, Olivier Véran. Olivier Véran decided to wait. More or less, depending on the city. During his weekly press conference, the Minister of Health in fact reported on three different situations.

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