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Visiting an nursing home, the Head of State said he was opposed to a re-containment of residents © Yoan Valat / AP / SIPA Emmanuel Macron assured Tuesday that he did not want SENIORS - Visiting an nursing home, the Head of State said he was opposed to a re-containment of residents Emmanuel Macron assured Tuesday that he did not want to "isolate our elders again", during a visit to an Ehpad in Loir-et-Cher, to call on older people to protect themselves more against the rebound of the epidemic, a
The Minister of Health Olivier Véran has ruled out a national “preventive” reconfinement before Christmas and indicated that the implementation of possible travel restrictions during the All Saints holidays depended on "what we will do in the next few weeks".
"What will happen at the end of October (date of the All Saints holidays, editor's note) depends on what we will do in the coming days and weeks", declared the minister, interviewed in Le Grand Jury RTL -Le Figaro-LCI."Plans on a comet"
"If the circulation of the virus increases and it is not slowed down, if we do not put all the necessary means to slow down its circulation, well this endangers our health system and the French themselves, ”he added.
Covid-19: the main measures announced by Olivier Véran
Faced with the increase in Covid-19 cases, many measures have been taken and announced by the Minister of Health 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 Measures: - Total closure of bars and restaurants - Closure of all establishments open to the public unless there is a strict h
Regarding the proposal of the two Nobel laureates in economics, Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, to establish national confinement for the first 20 days of December to allow the French to reunite with their families during the holidays, Olivier Véran believes that this scenario is "In the order of prediction".
"I do not plan to in two months to make plans on the comet", declared the Minister. "I project myself from day to day with my batteries of figures (...), returns from the field, in order to offer the French the safest path to avoid confinement and that they can spend family celebrations in good conditions. It will not go through an early confinement of three weeks ”."Maximum" zone
"We do not want to completely stop the economic, social, cultural, sporting, family life of the French. This is why we make decisions which are adapted to the gravity of the moment "and which are" territorialized ", he defended.
Thus, since this week, the Aix-Marseille metropolis and Guadeloupe have been placed in the maximum alert zone, a classification which is accompanied by very restrictive measures (including the total closure of bars and restaurants for two weeks). Eleven other cities, including Paris, are in an enhanced alert zone, again with restrictive measures but less than in the "maximum" zone.
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.