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US Curfew in the Loire: The measure extended on Saturday to the entire department

09:55  22 october  2020
09:55  22 october  2020 Source:   20minutes.fr

Coronavirus in Saint-Etienne: The city has the highest incidence rate and fears "a health tsunami"

 Coronavirus in Saint-Etienne: The city has the highest incidence rate and fears The deputy for Loire Régis Juanico provided worrying figures on Tuesday on the situation of the Saint-Etienne agglomeration concerning the Covid-19 pandemic © JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK / AFP Illustrative photo of people wishing to be tested, here Monday at the Palais des sports de Gerland in Lyon.

The controversial overnight curfew is aimed at curbing the soaring Covid infection rate in France, which is one of Europe's coronavirus hotspots. There have been complaints from restaurant owners, whose businesses are already suffering after the two-month lockdown in the spring.

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The measure to limit the spread of Covid-19 was introduced on October 17 in the metropolis of Saint-Etienne

Des soignants dans un hôpital (illustration). © UGO AMEZ / SIPA Caregivers in a hospital (illustration). CORONAVIRUS - The measure to limit the spread of Covid-19 was introduced on October 17 in the metropolis of Saint-Etienne

The coronavirus is progressing in the Loire forcing the authorities to take drastic measures there. The curfew introduced on October 17 in the metropolis of Saint-Etienne will be extended to the entire department on Friday at midnight. The measure, which will be formalized after the speech of the head of government, Jean Castex, and the Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, will be the subject of a prefectural decree on Friday.

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 Covid-19. Five questions on the curfew introduced on Saturday in several cities in France © Benoit Tessier / Reuters Bars, restaurants, theaters, cinemas… All will have to close their doors at 9 p.m. from Saturday, October 17 in eight major cities in France and in Ile-de-France, in order to respect the curfew announced by Emmanuel Macron. Illustrative photo. As of Saturday, October 17, Ile-de-France and eight metropolises will have to apply a curfew. This announcement was made by Emmanuel Macron, during his televised address, Wednesday evening.

A curfew is an order specifying a time during which certain regulations apply. Typically it refers to the time when individuals are required to return to and stay in their houses or homes.

People on the streets during curfew hours will need to have a form detailing the reason for them being out — just like during lockdown. Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin revealed that 12,000 law enforcement officers will be tasked with ensuring the curfew is respected in the capital and the eight

The prefect of the Loire announced the news to all the mayors and parliamentarians of the department on Wednesday during a Facebook live. During this videoconference, the director general of ARS Auvergne Rhône-Alpes , Jean-Yves Grall, drew up a picture of the health situation, revealing that the incidence rate reached 673 in the Loire, against 569 for the Rhône and 432 for the Isère. According to him, "the progression of the epidemic, constant for several weeks, puts, unfortunately, the Loire in pole position". He also stressed that "in the metropolis of Saint-Etienne, the incidence rate has risen to 807 and that the entire department is affected almost everywhere, with rates at more than 250 at present".

Hospitals "under strong tension"

Regarding "the markers of the epidemic that are also the clusters, we currently have 26 which are active and which are the subject of considerable work, including 17 in nursing homes », Added Jean-Yves Grall. "Hospitals are under high tension, which leads to several measures", also underlined the representative of the ARS, announcing "that from Monday, the interventions will all be deprogrammed in the hospitals of the region, except the emergencies, so as to free up the capacity of medical and paramedical personnel to deal with this influx of patients ”.

Curfew in Pas-de-Calais: Le Touquet itself sets it up to anticipate the influx of tourists

 Curfew in Pas-de-Calais: Le Touquet itself sets it up to anticipate the influx of tourists While it is not concerned by the obligation to establish a curfew, the seaside resort of Pas-de-Calais decrees one all the same © Wikicommons Rue Saint-Jean, in Le Touquet (illustration). EPIDEMIC - While it is not concerned by the obligation to establish a curfew, the seaside resort of Pas-de-Calais decrees one all the same Zélée presidential seaside resort . Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, in Pas-de-Calais, will set up an curfew from midnight to 6 a.m. on Saturday.

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“For the moment, we have the sad record for the most degraded indicators in France. This justifies that we are a little more offensive in the measures. Very tight controls, however, show great respect for the population as a whole. It must last ”, for her part specified the prefect Catherine Séguin. "My goal is for the curfew to spread across the department starting at zero on Saturday. This is the last step before the re-containment that we absolutely must avoid, as in March, "she concluded.

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New protests loom as Europeans tire of virus restrictions .
MILAN (AP) — Protesters set trash bins afire and police responded with hydrant sprays in downtown Rome Tuesday night, part of a day of public outpouring of anger against virus-fighting measures like evening shutdowns for restaurants and bars and the closures of gyms and theaters — a sign of growing discontent across Europe with renewed coronavirus restrictions. Pedestrians and motorists returning home from work in Rome were taken by surprise when protesters, some of them hooded and members of an extreme-right political group, set afire to trash bins in Piazza del Popolo, overturned parked motor scooters and mopeds and hurled smoke bombs, state TV reported.

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