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US News DIRECT. Coronavirus: the government tightens the screw to avoid a "critical situation"

10:35  24 september  2020
10:35  24 september  2020 Source:   ouest-france.fr

Coronavirus: the British government tightens the screws, pubs under curfew

 Coronavirus: the British government tightens the screws, pubs under curfew © Provided by Le Point Curfew at 10 p.m. for pubs, return to telework ... British Prime Minister Boris Jonhson tightened the restrictions on Tuesday in force to contain an epidemic of the new coronavirus reaching a "dangerous turning point" and avoid resorting to "more drastic" measures.

The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has leapt by 793 to 4,825, officials said on The hardest-hit northern region of Lombardy remains in a critical situation , with 3,095 deaths and 25 Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said he is tightening the country's lockdown, shutting down all

This situation is deteriorating across the board… The circulation of the virus continues to rise Harry Dempsey in London. Coronavirus -related restrictions put in place for the next six months will The government is considering a package of measures to protect jobs ahead of the expiry of the furlough

Olivier Véran en visite dans un centre de dépistage Covid-19 à Mantes-la-Jolie (Yvelines), le 21 septembre 2020. © THOMAS SAMSON / AFP Olivier Véran visiting a Covid-19 screening center in Mantes-la-Jolie (Yvelines), September 21, 2020.

New, more restrictive measures to curb the Covid-19 epidemic in France were announced on Wednesday evening. Among them: the closure of bars and restaurants for at least two weeks in Marseille and Guadeloupe, two areas on "maximum alert". The coronavirus has claimed more than 970,000 lives worldwide, including nearly 230,000 in Europe and more than 200,000 in the United States. Follow live the latest information on the health crisis.

- A new alert level map. The metropolis of Aix-Marseille and Guadeloupe were classified on Wednesday in "maximum alert zone", the last level before the state of health emergency, according to the new map presented by the Minister of Health Olivier Véran . Bars and restaurants will be closed there for at least two weeks from Saturday. Eleven large cities, including Paris, Lyon and Rennes , are now in "enhanced alert zone". Public gatherings are limited to 10 people.

Direct - Covid 19: Lyon tightens health measures

 Direct - Covid 19: Lyon tightens health measures © JEFF PACHOUD In a street in Lyon, August 31. The facts of the day The figure: - 3.74%. It was the fall of the Paris Bourse which had its worst session in more than three months on Monday, depressed by concerns around the resurgence of Covid-19. The sentence: "If we find breaches of barrier gestures in these establishments, there will be penalties and I will not hesitate to demand their administrative closure", the Rhône prefect announcing the toughening of measures in Lyon.

New coronavirus infections have nearly doubled in France in recent weeks as Prime Minister Jean Castex warned that the country had been going "the wrong way" for two weeks. Experts in Spain say the country has once again reached a " critical situation " with the worst infection rate in Europe.

Country had avoided large number of cases and deaths but there is growing alarm over rise in infections in capital. “Considering that medical institutions are facing a critical situation , I have received opinions that the government should prepare to declare a state of emergency.”

- More than 13,000 new cases identified in France. According to the latest report communicated Wednesday evening, 13,072 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded in 24 hours and 43 more patients died . Between Tuesday and Wednesday, 783 patients with the virus were newly admitted to hospital, including 130 in intensive care. “The share of Covid patients in intensive care has started to increase again and reached 19% nationally,” said Olivier Véran in his press conference .

- More than five million cases and more than 220,000 deaths in Europe. A total of 5,000,421 cases have been recorded in Europe for 227,130 deaths since the start of the pandemic. Another symbolic threshold was crossed on Tuesday in the United States with more than 200,000 deaths from Covid-19 .

Coronavirus: 31,956 dead in France, 12,845 new cases in 24 hours .
© AFP This Wednesday, the latest assessment of the coronavirus in France reports 31,956 deaths and 12,845 new cases detected over the last 24 hours. More than 1,200 patients with Covid-19 are now in intensive care in France, including 135 in the last 24 hours, according to figures from Public Health France published Wednesday evening. There are now 1,232 people who have been placed in intensive care in total (against 1,198 on Tuesday).

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