What is the situation in Paris and Ile-de-France on Friday June 18, 2021 as new restrictions have been announced? Discover the latest data as for the Covid-19 epidemic and the latest news as for the Parisian area under the main news. In Île-de-France, and especially in Paris, indicators of the evolution of the epidemic are decreasing.
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Coronavirus in Paris and Ile-de-France: +5 Covid deaths in 24h, 498 patients in ICU
Let us take a stock on the situation in Paris and Île-de-France. Discover the report about the Parisian region per department. This Monday 21 June 2021, +5 more deaths in 24h have been reported, and 498 patients are in ICU.
Paris and Île-de-France incidence rate as of Monday 21 June 2021
In France, the second epidemic wave keeps on spreading in many areas. Curfew has been brought forward to 6 p.m. since January 16, 2021 instead of 8 p.m. Health authorities have set the incidence rate per department as a determining criterion to know if measures should be made harder or easier. To make Île-de-France inhabitants’ life easier, here is the incidence rate map by departments in Paris and Île-de-France as of Monday 21 June 2021, based on data shared by CovidTracker and Data.gouv.
Coronavirus Paris – Île-de-France: how many people are vaccinated in the area as of Monday 21 June 2021?
In Île-de-France, the coronavirus epidemic is heading towards a third wave as the vaccine campaign still goes on. As of Coronavirus Paris – Île-de-France: how many people are vaccinated in the area as of Monday 21 June 2021?, how many French have been vaccinated in the Paris area so far? Keep reading to find out more.
Lockdown exit: end of curfew and compulsory facemask-wearing in France
In compliance with the government's lockdown exit plan, curfew is to be moved twice in May and June, before being fully lifted at the beginning of summer. French are allowed to be out until late as curfew is moved to 11 p.m. since Wednesday June 9. But this Wednesday June 16, 2021 Prime Minister Jean Castex announced curfew ultimately comes to a close this Sunday June 20 everywhere in France, and the obligation of wearing a mask outside is no longer valid starting this Thursday June 17 given the good results of the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic.
Curfew lifted from this Sunday June 20, Jean Castex announced
This is now official, the end of curfew from 11 p.m. - expected to end on June 30 - is moved to Sunday June 20, 2021. The French Prime Minister had announced adjusting these measures following a clear improvement in pandemic data. Outdoor face-mask wearing is no longer mandatory starting from Thursday June 17, 2021.
Outdoor facemask-wearing to come to a close from June 17, Jean Castex announces
This Wednesday June 16, Jean Castex has surprised everyone announcing facemasks will no longer be mandatory outside starting from June 17. "Outdoor facemask-wearing will no longer be compulsory excluding on some conditions (gatherings, crowded places, queues, markets...)", he stated at the end of the Ministerial Council.
Coronavirus origin: French searchers rekindle the lead of a Chinese laboratory leak
What has originated Covid-19? As WHO’s investigators have opted for the lead of an animal-to-human transmission, Marseille-based searchers have contributed to legitimate the idea of a leak from a Wuhan laboratory.
Curfew from 11 p.m.: the new derogatory trip certificate to download or print
As France enters the third lockdown exit step, curfew moves to 11 p.m. The easing of this measure leads to a new version of the derogatory trip certificate. Here is where you can find it, dowload it digitally or print it out.
Coronavirus Paris – Île de France: 2 departments above the incidence rate threshold of 50 cases
The coronavirus epidemic keeps on declining in Île-de-France. According to the latest data, the region reports no more department with an incidence rate above 100 cases for 100,000 inhabitants. And four departments are even set under the threshold of 50.
Coronavirus: development of the (Indian) Delta variant in France, Olivier Véran urges caution
As the coronavirus epidemic is declining in France, the India variant keeps on developing. Renamed Delta variant, it remains in minority although its spread is worrying specifically because of the situation in the United Kingdom. French Health Minister Olivier Véran urges caution.
Covid: Institut Pasteur Lille's Clofoctol therapy enters clinical trial
And what if the cure against coronavirus already exists? In September 2020, searchers from Lille Institut Pasteur discovered the existence of a molecule potentially active against the virus and, in all likelihood, not leading to side effects. The therapy has been allowed by the ANSM to launch in-human clinical trial.
Covid: immunity longer and stronger in people infected
Several studies released in May 2021 confirm Covid-19 infection gives stronger immunity likely to last for several years. Injecting the vaccine could enable to strengthen the positive effects against the virus.
Covid: vaccination opens to teens this Tuesday June 15, everything you need to know
The vaccination campaign improves again. As a matter of fact, following the Defense Council, Emmanuel Macron announced 12-18 years old can be vaccinated this Tuesday June 15, 2021. Discover the conditions imposed on adolescents willing to be vaccinated.
Covid: how much do PCR tests cost in EU countries?
To return from their trips abroad, French have had to show a negative PCR less than 72 hours old, if not vaccinated. Travelers must then be tested in the countries they went to and sometimes have the bad surprise to see PCR tests can be charged in Europe.
Covid: Snubbed, AstraZeneca vaccine moved from 50% to less than 1% of injections performed
AstraZeneca vaccine has been one of the vaccines the most used at the beginning of the vaccination campaign in France. In June 2021, it is snubbed by an overwhelming majority of French people. Worrying side effects, regulations, delivery issues, here is more about the upsetting story of AstraZeneca in France.
Covid: occupational health doctors can order Moderna vaccine doses online
After GPs and pharmacists, occupational health doctors are now allowed to order Moderna vaccine doses online, the French Department of Labor announced this June 9th.
Coronavirus: night clubs to reopen from July, Olivier Véran confirms
As France is entering a new step in the lockdown exit process, night clubs have been given no reopening date yet. As Emmanuel Macron is expecting professionals from the trade on June 21, Health Minister Olivier Véran confirms nightclubs can reopen in July.
Covid: is an epidemic surge from this Fall to be feared in France?
Invited on RTL this June 8, Head of the Scientific Committee Jean-François Delfraissy thinks "a fourth wave is likely this Fall", adding it will "be different from the others thanks to vaccination".
Covid: “4th wave likely in the Fall”, Jean-François Delfraissy thinks
As France is to start a new step from June 9 in the lockdown exit process, this Tuesday, on RTL radio station, Pr. Jean-François Delfraissy explained “we should have a summer in satisfactory conditions”. But the President of the Scientific Committee thinks a “fourth wave is likely in the Fall”, adding it “will be different from the others because of vaccination”.
Covid: the hospitalized patient toll does not decrease
As of Sunday June 6, 2021 in the evening, Santé Publique France notices in the report of the latest Covid-19 epidemic data in France that over the past 24 hours, the number of people hospitalized and in ICUs has remained stable. Today, 14,525 patients are hospitalized in France.
Covid: “If the wave does not come [to Fall], we could say Covid is over”
This Sunday June 6, Health Minister Olivier Véran was happy on BFMTV set where he announced the progressive lockdown exit is coming along nicely. According to the minister, the virus will continue to decline, moving from 5,000 new cases per day to 2,000 cases, but the war will be won if there is no wave in November-December., we could say Covid is over”"|image="gauche"]
Making vaccination compulsory to elderly people, the proposition of an epidemiologist
According to Martin Blachier, the current data of 80% of elderly people over 75 years of age vaccinated in France will not be enough to prevent a surge of the epidemic this next Fall. To prevent a new saturation point in hospitals this Fall, the epidemiologist proposes to make vaccination compulsory to the most fragile ones.
Movie theaters: Limited audience from June 9, 2021?
As movie theaters have reopened with a 35% gauge this past May 19, this Wednesday June 9, 2021 marks a new step in the lockdown exit scheme. What changes from June 9, 2021 for movie theaters?
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