Coronavirus in Paris and île-de-France as of Saturday April 17, 2021

Published by My B. · Photos by My B. · Published on 17 April 2021 at 08h35 · Updated on 17 April 2021 at 09h12
Discover the latest news regarding the coronavirus pandemic in Paris and Ile-de-France. As of Saturday April 17, 2021, let us have a look at the news in Paris and its surroundings, the restrictions and the evolution of the disease. Closure of schools, and nationwide lockdown restrictions have been announced. Discover the latest restrictions instated and all the latest announcements made in the Paris area.

What is the situation in Paris and Ile-de-France on Saturday April 17, 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 are rising. Hospitals are more and more under pressure and new measures have been announced including closure of schools and trip restrictions

Find out more about the latest news below the main news

Main news:

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Let us take a stock on the situation in Paris and Île-de-France. Discover the report about the Parisian region per department. This Friday 16 April 2021, +85 more deaths in 24h have been reported, and 1,784 patients are in ICU.

Visuel Paris Parc Monceau enfantVisuel Paris Parc Monceau enfantVisuel Paris Parc Monceau enfantVisuel Paris Parc Monceau enfant The daily health situation per region in France
What is the health situation in France as of Friday 16 April 2021? Let us have a look at the indicators enabling to assess the evolution of the epidemic in each region.

Visuel Paris terrasse FaustVisuel Paris terrasse FaustVisuel Paris terrasse FaustVisuel Paris terrasse Faust Covid: terraces and museums, the first to reopen from mid-May, Macron and Attal state
According to several elected representatives who attended the Covid crisis meeting this Thursday April 15 with Emmanuel Macron, terraces and museums are the first places to reopen when lockdown is lifted. A reopening starting from mid-May confirmed by Gabriel Attal this Thursday as well, along with the reopening of stores if the health conditions enable to do so.

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While the epidemic situation in France hangs on a thread given the presence of variants, the government is working hard to prepare the lockdown exit “from mid-May”, as President Macron promised on March 31 in the evening. Progressive reopening of cultural places and terraces depending on the circulation of the virus in each territory, acceleration of the vaccination campaign, “long-term” health guidelines: at the top of the State, all credible options are taken into account to meet the Head of State’s ambitious goal. But including – as often – zero health certitude.

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Because of Covid-19 variants and to guarantee longer immunity to people vaccinated with the Pfizer solution, the laboratory CEO warned that booster shots were likely to be needed by six to twelve months, then followed by one shot every year.

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After recording a decline in the incidence rate in early April, the coronavirus epidemic kicks off once again in Paris and Île-de-France with a boom in new cases.

Covid : vers une anonymisation des doses de vaccins en France ?Covid : vers une anonymisation des doses de vaccins en France ?Covid : vers une anonymisation des doses de vaccins en France ?Covid : vers une anonymisation des doses de vaccins en France ? Covid: vaccine doses to be anonymized in France?
As more and more French distrust some Covid vaccines, Europe 1 radio station reports the Health Minister is considering anonymizing doses and therefore no longer tell the name of the vaccine given to the person during the appointment.

Covid : 100 000 morts en France, quel est le profil des victimes ?Covid : 100 000 morts en France, quel est le profil des victimes ?Covid : 100 000 morts en France, quel est le profil des victimes ?Covid : 100 000 morts en France, quel est le profil des victimes ? Covid: 100,000 dead in France, what is the profile of the victims?
France has just exceeded 100,000 dead to Covid-19. A tragic milestone enabling to establish a typical profile of the victims to this pandemic.

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This Monday April 12, Roche and Regeneron laboratories have issued results from phase 3 of their clinical trial for a treatment against Covid, a cocktail of casirivimab and imdevimab able to cut the risk of transmitting the virus within populations.

Visuel Paris Tour EiffelVisuel Paris Tour EiffelVisuel Paris Tour EiffelVisuel Paris Tour Eiffel Coronavirus: France reports over 100,000 dead
It has been over a year since the coronavirus epidemic broke out in France. This Thursday April 15, 2021 marks a dire milestone: the country exceeded the threshold of 100,000 dead.

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French government spokesman considers the health situation is far from having fully recovered. Even though Covid-19 markers are very slightly decreasing in some areas, Gabriel Attal speaks about a "very contrasted" health situation in France; reminding on the same occasion the third wave of the epidemic currently hitting France has not passed yet. President Macron is expected to present the detailed reopening protocol in the coming days.

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Brazil and its variants have the international community very worried: this strain of the virus is particularly contagious and dangerous. Even though not very common in France so far, it remains feared.

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Where does it come from, how did it contaminate the entire planet in a matter of months, how to get rid of this? The Covid-19 raised many questions and some of them remain answerless. What do we know about the virus that changed our lives in less than a year? Keep reading to find out more.

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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 Friday 16 April 2021, based on data shared by CovidTracker and Data.gouv."]

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As the fight against Covid goes on in France, the vaccination schedule also changes along with the delivery of vaccine doses in the country, as well as with the approvals granted by the European Medicines Agency. Take a stock on the schedule and key dates of the French vaccination campaign.

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Where are people the most infected with Covid-19? A question Institut Pasteur's latest ComCor study tried to answer to, so has a German study bringing more details about places of worship and schools.

Visuel Paris Tour EiffelVisuel Paris Tour EiffelVisuel Paris Tour EiffelVisuel Paris Tour Eiffel Coronavirus in Paris-Île-de-France: faced with the third wave, the ARS calls for new measures
In Île-de-France, things are getting worst and suggest the third wave is coming. As the English variant is spreading in Île-de-France, the regional health agency - Agence Régionale de Santé or ARS - calls for new measures.

Coronavirus : que faire en cas de symptômes ou en cas de doute ?Coronavirus : que faire en cas de symptômes ou en cas de doute ?Coronavirus : que faire en cas de symptômes ou en cas de doute ?Coronavirus : que faire en cas de symptômes ou en cas de doute ? Coronavirus: alarming Covid symptoms and test
The coronavirus epidemic is hitting France, and if you have any doubts about the symptoms of this virus, here is everything you need to know and do in case of contamination if you happen to be in France.

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As a new “lockdown” has been once again implemented in France since April 3, and at least until early May, a derogatory trip certificate is once again compulsory to go to work, to move around excluding during curfew and for trips over a 10-km radius. The certificate is not yet necessary for trips within 10km during the day, excluding curfew, as a proof of address is enough.

Latest news:

Covid : le manque d'exercice, facteur de risque de forme grave de la maladie ?Covid : le manque d'exercice, facteur de risque de forme grave de la maladie ?Covid : le manque d'exercice, facteur de risque de forme grave de la maladie ?Covid : le manque d'exercice, facteur de risque de forme grave de la maladie ? Covid: lack of physical exercise likely to lead to severe disease?
Physical inactivity could be a risk factor leading to severe Covid-19, a recent study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine found.

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This is good news ahead of the exiting lockdown, despite Covid! This Tuesday April 13, the Elysée Palace announced French President Emmanuel Macron is to host – on Thursday April 15 – a meeting to address the progressive protocols to reopen places open to the public.

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As Covid Brazilian variant has French doctors worried, and that even though technically closed, borders do not prevent potentially contaminated people to travel, this Tuesday April 13, Jean Castex announced at the National Assembly that flights between the two countries are halted until further notice.

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After restaurants, bars, and cafés closed for months because of the coronavirus epidemic, estimations for reopening date have been raised again, incited by the acceleration of the vaccination campaign and the hope to see the health situation improve by the summer 2021.

Visuel Paris LouvreVisuel Paris LouvreVisuel Paris LouvreVisuel Paris Louvre Coronavirus: museums to reopen as soon as lockdown is lifted?
As mainland France is going through the third hybrid lockdown, the Senate has been claiming for museum and all cultural places to reopen as soon as lockdown is lifted.

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Let's take a stock on Covid-19 vaccines and treatments across the world. Where are the first vaccines at? Are they safe? When will they be made available? Are there effective Covid-19 treatments? What are the latest discoveries and breakthroughs performed by scientists?

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According to two new studied released on Monday April 12 in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, the Covid UK variant is not likely to lead to more severe virus, but confirms it is more transmissible. The two studies go contrary to another publication issued on March 10, 2021, in the British Medical Journal, the UK variant is said to be 64% more deadly than classic Covid.

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Two treatments against Covid are being studied, but have delivered encouraging primary results… This is what Pfizer France director David Lepoittevin announced this Friday April 9, stating that one of them was to be given orally, the other one intravenously. Two medicines that – if trials show effectiveness – could complete the existing arsenal amid the fight against coronavirus.

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Europe has reached one million Covid-19 deaths, since the virus has been discovered in China over a year ago. France – now exceeding 99,000 deaths – is one of the hardest-hit countries on the Old Continent.

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Pfizer covid vaccine is said to be less effective against the South African variant... This is at least what an Israeli study found on the matter, stating this strain is likely to "break through" the vaccine. The study shifts focus of the results from the previous study carried out by the American laboratory, explaining their vaccine was working for at least six months against all variants, and especially the South African strain.

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They are likely to be fought over in the coming days. Self-test kits are available in pharmacies starting this April 12, 2021 in France. Thanks to a swab put in one’s nose, this system enables a simple and quick self-test. But then, how to use it properly? The Health Minister has issued recommendations.

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As Johnson & Johnson vaccine has been delivered earlier than expected, on April 12 instead of June, the day after, on Tuesday April 13, the laboratory announced they were delaying its deployment on the Old Continent because of suspicious cases of thrombosis reported to the FDA who initiated an investigation.

Covid : les autotests autorisés par la Haute Autorité de SantéCovid : les autotests autorisés par la Haute Autorité de SantéCovid : les autotests autorisés par la Haute Autorité de SantéCovid : les autotests autorisés par la Haute Autorité de Santé Covid: pharmacists are not ready to sell self-test kits starting April 12
Self-test kits are available on sale in pharmacies starting Apirl 12. Yet, pharmacists warn they are not ready to sell them when stores open at 8 a.m. this Monday: they are still waiting for competent bodies' official instructions.

Restaurant clandestin à Paris : plus de 110 personnes verbalisées dans le 19e arrondissementRestaurant clandestin à Paris : plus de 110 personnes verbalisées dans le 19e arrondissementRestaurant clandestin à Paris : plus de 110 personnes verbalisées dans le 19e arrondissementRestaurant clandestin à Paris : plus de 110 personnes verbalisées dans le 19e arrondissement Clandestine restaurant in Paris: over 110 people fined in the 19th arrondissement
In the night of Friday April 9, 2021, the police intervened in a clandestine restaurant in Paris 19th arrondissement. The 110 people on site have been fined for breaking curfew and health guidelines. The host and the manager have been remanded in custody.

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After weeks of restrictions, it is time to first assess the effectiveness of the “curbing measures” decided by the executive. With incidence rates dropping since March 31 in Île-de-France and Hauts-de-France, it seems the third wave of Covid-19 has peaked, even though the hospital pressure does not lower, especially in intensive care units. Cautious, doctors and observers would rather not tell about the possibility of a better controlled pandemic by mid-May.

Visuel Paris LouvreVisuel Paris LouvreVisuel Paris LouvreVisuel Paris Louvre Reopening from mid-May: Alain Fischer remains cautious and does not know if this goal could be met
Are come of places closed be able to reopen on May 15, as told this March 31 by Emmanuel Macron during his address? Entrusted with the French vaccinal strategy, Alain Fischer remains cautious because of the very active spread of the virus in the country. Invited on LCI this April 8, he said he does “not know if this goal could be met on May 15”.

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The Académie nationale de Médicine – or National Academy of Medicine – alerts on the potential danger of nasopharyngeal swab tests. These tests could cause “a breach in the anterior skull base associated with a risk of meningitis.

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“AstraZeneca vaccine is recommended and must be used in compliance with the age recommendations”, Emmanuel Macron stated this Friday April 9, 2021 when visiting Saint-Remy-sur-Avre.

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Is the contamination curve inversing? Has the third epidemic wave peaked in France already? This is what some experts think, noticing a decrease in new contamination cases and the incidence rate in French departments complying with “massive curbing measures” for three weeks already. Keep reading to find out more.

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As the health emergency is to last until June 1, 2021, the government now intends to put an end to this exceptional system - created in March 2020 to respond to the legal framework related to Covid-19 pandemic stakes. A bill is expected from April 28 in Ministerial Council and to be voted around May 10 at the National Assembly.

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This Thursday April 8, 2021 government spokesman Gabriel Attal addressed the situation of the coronavirus epidemic following the latest health defense council. He says the first positive effects have been noticed in the first 16 departments placed in lockdown, but the hospital situation is severe in France.

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The French Open 2021 organizers have decided to postpone the tennis tournament by one week to get more chance to receive the public and see if the health restrictions instated because of the Covid-19 epidemic will be eased off. The French Internationals 2021 are planned from May 30 to June 13, 2021, then.

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An in-depth study released this Wednesday April 7 focuses on the psychiatric and neurological issues caused by Covid-19 in now-recovered patients. One person in three has reported mood disorders and anxiety int he six months following infection.

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Over a year after the epidemic broke out, new accessories are now ultimate in one’s life including facemasks and hand sanitizer. Yet, many French would better get rid of them. Until when are facemasks compulsory in France?

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This past late January, French-Austrian laboratory Valvena has announced they have launched the production of their own Covid vaccine, as it has not even completed the clinical trials yet. A leap of faith in order to improve shipping timeline, because the United-Kingdom already order 190 million doses. Currently completing phase 2, the clinical trial seems conclusive and might start phase three by the end of April.

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Life is to get back to normal, a post-covid life is coming soon, but on some conditions… This Tuesday April 6, the Institut Pasteur has unveiled likely estimated scenarios to exit the crisis this Fall, depending on the vaccination rate in France. Keep reading to find out more!

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A major vaccine hub is opening this Tuesday April 6, 2021 within the Stade de France aiming at vaccinating 10,000 people per week. Games scheduled in April are maintained, both activities being fully compatible. Even though Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine slots have been stormed, many slots are still available for Moderna vaccine injections.

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Amid the polemic about clandestine dinners and lunches held in Paris at the Palais Vivienne, this Tuesday April 6, the Secretary of the Interior says that on the 7,345 restaurants controlled, about 1,000 patrons in restaurants open illegally have been fined already since late October 2020, leading to 300 fines.

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This hitch is said to slow France's vaccination campaign: American Pfizer laboratory has warned they will deliver 2 million fewer doses than expected in May.

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This Saturday April 3, France has entered a new period of restrictions for four weeks “at this stage”, according to Gabriel Attal. This Sunday, the government spokesman said the Head of State might speak again by the end of the month.

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The reopening of theme parks is highly awaited, as the season usually begins in April. They hope to be able to reopen on May 15, a date that would match with the “progressive reopening of culture, sports, leisure, events, and our cafés, and restaurants” – Emmanuel Macron said. In the meantime, they are all working hard, hiring, and putting the final touches to their shows while waiting for the government’s blessing.

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As a new “lockdown” has been once again implemented in France since April 3, and at least until early May, a derogatory trip certificate is once again compulsory to go to work, to move around excluding during curfew and for trips over a 10-km radius. The certificate is not yet necessary for trips within 10km during the day, excluding curfew, as a proof of address is enough.

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Another good news in the fight against Covid and detecting the virus… A Toulousian scientist has developed – in partnership with Oxford University – an effective and cheap serological test, enabling to find antibodies induced by the virus with basic material.

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Good news amid the fight against Covid! Drugmakers Merck and Ridgeback Bio have announced their molnupiravir therapy against the virus led to promising results. The therapy is said to significatively reduced patients’ viral load. A medication given orally and currently completing clinical trials.

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This April 1st, Jean Castex announced that drinking alcohol was now banned in the streets in order to prevent gatherings in parks or in front of bars. This ban is added to compulsory facemask-wearing and the ban of gathering over 6 people in public places. A measure instated Saturday April 3.

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Vaccination hubs, mega vaccination centers, XXL vaccination centers… You name it, but they are about to crop up all over the place in the coming weeks in France to improve the pace of the vaccination campaign. Here are all the vaccination hubs already open or about to do so in Paris and Île-de-France.

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As the vaccination campaign is expected to increase even more in France over the coming weeks, the ANSM – the National Medicines Agency – has unveiled the conclusions of their latest investigation on side effects noticed following Covid-19 vaccination. Keep reading to find out more.

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According to news reported by France Bleu Paris, a vaccination hub is to soon open in Paris La Défense Arena, “as soon as the vaccination target is extended and vaccine provision enable it”, the Hauts-de-Seine prefecture said.

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According to the Agence du Médicament – Medicines Agency (ANSM) – three new cases of thrombosis related to AstraZeneca vaccine, including two more deaths, have been reported between March 19 and 25 in France.

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Self-test kits are available on sale in pharmacies starting Apirl 12. Yet, pharmacists warn they are not ready to sell them when stores open at 8 a.m. this Monday: they are still waiting for competent bodies' official instructions.

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After restaurants, bars, and cafés closed for months because of the coronavirus epidemic, estimations for reopening date have been raised again, incited by the acceleration of the vaccination campaign and the hope to see the health situation improve by the summer 2021.

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As many European Union countries are strengthening health restrictions to curb the third Covid-19 epidemic wave, yesterday, WHO condemned Europe’s “unacceptable slow” vaccine rollout.

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After recording a decline in the incidence rate in early April, the coronavirus epidemic kicks off once again in Paris and Île-de-France with a boom in new cases.

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