US News From her hospital bed, this patient with Covid urges the population to follow health measures
Unfounded rumors evoke the death of Mauricette, the first person vaccinated against Covid-19
© THOMAS SAMSON / AFP Mauricette was vaccinated at the René-Muret hospital in Sevran (Seine-Saint-Denis) on December 27. Mauricette, 78, was the first person vaccinated against Covid-19 in France, on December 27. Faced with rumors of his death, the authorities had to reassure him about his state of health. On December 27, Mauricette was the first person vaccinated in France against Covid-19 .
“I didn't think it was so serious…” Helen Whatmore, patient withhospitalized in intensive care, released a video on January 10 from her hospital bed, in which she urges her compatriots to follow health restrictions.
The 55-year-old Welshwoman thought she had already had the Covid in February. She had then had a cold and could not move for two days. However, in December, she developed a severe form of the disease, which left her in intensive care for over a month.“Why don't we protect ourselves? "
On her hospital bed, breathless, she says she" almost died ", before thanking the nurses. “They fight for the people you love, from the moment they arrive at the hospital until they leave. People are dying. How many more do you need? Why don't we protect ourselves? », She concludes.
1,610 deaths from Covid-19 in 24 hours in the United Kingdom, a record since the start of the
pandemic © Copyright 2021, L'Obs The United Kingdom recorded this Tuesday, January 19, 1,610 additional deaths from the new coronavirus within 28 days of testing positive, a record since the start of the pandemic which has killed a total of more than 91,000 people nationwide, the public health department said.
Wales has been under strict lockdown since December 20. Not enough to avoid congestion in the health care system: in early January there werepatients in Wales than at any other time during the pandemic, according to local media.
INFOGRAPHICS. Covid-19: Jean Castex speaks tonight, where is the epidemic in France? .
© Ouest-France A screening center in Le Havre, in Normandy, on December 14, 2020. French hospitals are still under pressure. In 57 departments, patients with Covid-19 occupied more than 60% of intensive care beds as of February 3. We take stock of the epidemic situation, as well as the progress of vaccination by department, before the press conference by Jean Castex and Olivier Véran, this Thursday at 6 p.m.