Coronavirus in France, the situation as of Tuesday 17 May 2022

Published by La rédaction · Photos by My B. · Published on 17 May 2022 at 19h15
This Tuesday 17 May 2022, take a stock on the evolution of the Coronavirus epidemic in France. Where is the Covid-19 epidemic at in France? According to the latest data, +90 additional deaths and +43,727 new cases in 24h have been reported. Discover the latest announcements, improvement in the vaccination campaign, therapies and the latest overall data.

Here is the live situation in France as of Tuesday 17 May 2022 as for the Covid-19 pandemic. Reopening plans, lockdown exit, cancelations, schools, aids, and other measures, here are the latest news and the main news to remember.

Latest and main news about Covid-19 in France:

Coronavirus en France : 242 morts en 24hCoronavirus en France : 242 morts en 24hCoronavirus en France : 242 morts en 24hCoronavirus en France : 242 morts en 24h Coronavirus in France as of Tuesday 17 May 2022: +90 Covid deaths, and +43,727 severe cases
Here are the latest data as for the Covid-19 epidemic in France. According to Santé Publique France’s latest data, France reports +90 more deaths in 24h. This Tuesday 17 May 2022, the death toll includes +90 hospital deaths and 0 in nursing homes. +43,727 new cases have been reported in 24h. [Read more]

Taux d'incidence par département en FranceTaux d'incidence par département en FranceTaux d'incidence par département en FranceTaux d'incidence par département en France Today's incidence rate in France
The incidence rate per department is an indicator to follow very thoroughly to be aware of the epidemic's evolution. Here are the incidence rates in each department as of Tuesday 17 May 2022. [Read more]

Vaccination Covid : 66,66% de la population française primo-vaccinée Vaccination Covid : 66,66% de la population française primo-vaccinée Vaccination Covid : 66,66% de la population française primo-vaccinée Vaccination Covid : 66,66% de la population française primo-vaccinée Covid vaccination: 81.0% of the French population given the first dose, 59.3% the booster shot
As of Thursday January 20, 2022, the first dose of vaccine has been given to 81.0% of the French population, and 79.7% of the population is fully vaccinated. 59.3% of the French have been given the booster shot. [Read more]

Visuel Paris Pont des artsVisuel Paris Pont des artsVisuel Paris Pont des artsVisuel Paris Pont des arts Coronavirus: 94.76% of Omicron cases suspected in Paris
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Fin du port du masque dans les transports : où reste-t-il encore obligatoire en France ?Fin du port du masque dans les transports : où reste-t-il encore obligatoire en France ?Fin du port du masque dans les transports : où reste-t-il encore obligatoire en France ?Fin du port du masque dans les transports : où reste-t-il encore obligatoire en France ? End of facemasks in public transportation starting this Monday: where is it still compulsory in France?
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Invited on TF1 television news, Jean Castex announced the end of compulsory facemask-wearing indoor from March 14, 2022. Yet, masks will be mandatory in transportation. [Read more]

Visuel actualités pass vaccinal pass sanitaire masqueVisuel actualités pass vaccinal pass sanitaire masqueVisuel actualités pass vaccinal pass sanitaire masqueVisuel actualités pass vaccinal pass sanitaire masque Covid: vaccine pass to end on March 14, 2022, Jean Castex confirms
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Visuel actualités pass vaccinal pass sanitaire masqueVisuel actualités pass vaccinal pass sanitaire masqueVisuel actualités pass vaccinal pass sanitaire masqueVisuel actualités pass vaccinal pass sanitaire masque Covid: facemask-wearing no longer compulsory in closed places subject to the vaccine pass from February 28th
The government pursues their calendar lifting health measures in France. This February 11th, the executive announces the end of compulsory facemask-wearing in closed places subject to the vaccine pass from February 28th. [Read more]

Vaccin coronavirus : la vaccination bientôt ouverte aux moins de 50 ans souffrant d'obésitéVaccin coronavirus : la vaccination bientôt ouverte aux moins de 50 ans souffrant d'obésitéVaccin coronavirus : la vaccination bientôt ouverte aux moins de 50 ans souffrant d'obésitéVaccin coronavirus : la vaccination bientôt ouverte aux moins de 50 ans souffrant d'obésité Covid: Sanofi's vaccine soon to be allowed in Europe
Is the Sanofi vaccine soon to be marketed? This Tuesday July 20, 2021, the European Medicines Agency has announced they are to launch a rolling review of results from phase 3 of the ongoing clinical trial of the French laboratory candidate vaccine in order to allow or not marketing issuance as soon as possible. Issuance could actually occur in the first six months of 2022, although it has been announced for late 2021. [Read more]

Covid : de nouveaux professionnels autorisés à réaliser les tests de dépistageCovid : de nouveaux professionnels autorisés à réaliser les tests de dépistageCovid : de nouveaux professionnels autorisés à réaliser les tests de dépistageCovid : de nouveaux professionnels autorisés à réaliser les tests de dépistage Covid: the BA.2 subvariant does not cause more severe illness than Omicron, WHO says
Although it is more contagious than Omicron, the BA.2 subvariant does not lead to more severe disease than BA.1, according to the WHO’s latest statements. [Read more]

Obligation vaccinale des soignants : "3000 suspensions" de personnels non vaccinés, annonce VéranObligation vaccinale des soignants : "3000 suspensions" de personnels non vaccinés, annonce VéranObligation vaccinale des soignants : "3000 suspensions" de personnels non vaccinés, annonce VéranObligation vaccinale des soignants : "3000 suspensions" de personnels non vaccinés, annonce Véran Covid: The first deliveries of the Novavax vaccines planned for the end of the week in France
Granted marketing authorizatoin by the European Medicines Agency and the Haute Autorité de Santé, Nuvaxovid, aka Novavax's "subunit" vaccine, which was expected to be delivered in France as early as the beginning of February, is eventually to be delivered by the end of the week. [Read more]

Medellin ParisMedellin ParisMedellin ParisMedellin Paris Coronavirus: what changes from February 16, 2022
As France is still faced with the coronavirus epidemic with the spread of the Omicron variant, the government adapts measures depending on the evolution of the health crisis. Here is what changes from February 16. [Read more]

Covid : et si le variant Omicron mettait fin à l'épidémie ?Covid : et si le variant Omicron mettait fin à l'épidémie ?Covid : et si le variant Omicron mettait fin à l'épidémie ?Covid : et si le variant Omicron mettait fin à l'épidémie ? "Deltacron": first case spotted in the UK, what we know about this hybrid Covid variant
As many countries are lifting their health restrictions, a first case of the hybird "Deltacron" variant has been reported in the United Kingdom. What do we know about this fusion between the Delta and Omicron variants? Should we be worried? Here is more on the matter. [Read more]

Covid : dans les auto-écoles, le port du masque reste obligatoire Covid : dans les auto-écoles, le port du masque reste obligatoire Covid : dans les auto-écoles, le port du masque reste obligatoire Covid : dans les auto-écoles, le port du masque reste obligatoire Covid: places where facemask-wearing will be no longer compulsory in from February 28th
As the contamination toll is decreasing, the government is relaxing and announced this past Friday facemask-wearing will be no longer compulsory in places where the vaccine pass is required from February 28th. Here is more on these very locations. [Read more]

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This Wednesday February 9, 2022, after the ministerial council, Gabriel Attal announced the likely end of the vaccine pass for “late March or early April”. [Read more]

Covid : vers davantage de restrictions aux frontières en France ?Covid : vers davantage de restrictions aux frontières en France ?Covid : vers davantage de restrictions aux frontières en France ?Covid : vers davantage de restrictions aux frontières en France ? Covid: France ready to stop testing vaccinated travelers at the borders
Restrictions to enter France from abroad grow slightly lighter; in a few days, the government is to stop requiring tests to enter the country from people vaccinated, we are told this February 8, 2022. [Read more]

Covid, rhume ou grippe : comment différencier les symptômes ?Covid, rhume ou grippe : comment différencier les symptômes ?Covid, rhume ou grippe : comment différencier les symptômes ?Covid, rhume ou grippe : comment différencier les symptômes ? Covid: can you get reinfected with the Omicron variant more than once?
Are you immunized after catching Covid with the Omicron variant? It seems, you are not, you can be infected several times, a new study found. [Read more]

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The EU health pass, enabling to travel between EU countries requiring it, could be needed longer, one extra year than expected, until June 30, 2023. [Read more]

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After being granted marketing approval from the European Medicines Agency, Pfizer's Covid drug Paxlovid - 89% effective against hospitalizations and deaths caused by coronavirus - will be available from Friday February 4, 2022, in pharmacies. [Read more]

Visuel ParisVisuel ParisVisuel ParisVisuel Paris Coronavirus: what changes from February 2, 2022
In order to suit the coronavirus epidemic evolution, the government has unveiled a progressive calendar easing measures. Here is what changes from February 2, 2022, in France. [Read more]

Immunité collective : laisser la Covid-19 circuler librement "n'est pas une option" selon l'OMSImmunité collective : laisser la Covid-19 circuler librement "n'est pas une option" selon l'OMSImmunité collective : laisser la Covid-19 circuler librement "n'est pas une option" selon l'OMSImmunité collective : laisser la Covid-19 circuler librement "n'est pas une option" selon l'OMS Covid: WHO thinks it is “premature” to declare victory over coronavirus
This Tuesday February 1, 2022, the World Health Organization warned against the too-hasty lifting of restrictions. According to Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, it is too early to declare victory. [Read more]

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