Coronavirus in Paris and île-de-France as of Tuesday March 2, 2021

Published by My B. · Photos by My B. · Published on 2 March 2021 at 07h07 · Updated on 2 March 2021 at 08h53
Discover the latest news regarding the coronavirus pandemic in Paris and Ile-de-France. As of Tuesday March 2, 2021, we have a look on the news in Paris and its surroundings, the restrictions and the evolution of the disease. What is the coronavirus situation like in the Parisian area? We tell you more on the restrictions and measures implemented in the area.

What is the situation in Paris and Ile-de-France on Tuesday March 2 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. 

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 Monday March 1, 2021, 89 deaths in 24h have been reported, and 824 patients are in ICU.

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A new press brief has been held this Thursday February 25, 2021 at 6 p.m.: Jean Castex and his government presented the latest measures and governmental decisions as for the health crisis. The Prime minister and Health Minister Olivier Véran gave an update on the spread of variants in France, curfew and the implementation of local lockdowns. The health situation "deteriorated over the past weeks" the head of government reminded. 20 departments are now under strengthened surveillance. Vaccination for people over the age of 65 opens in early April.

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Covid-19 UK variant is now set in Paris and Île-de-France. According to AP-HP director Martin Hirsch, the UK mutation now represents about 45% positive cases in the Ile-de-France area.

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This February 23, 2021, the group working on the vaccination strategy made of experts and 35 citizens randomly selected has delivered their first recommendations. An update with 7 propositions. They specifically recommend to spread clear information that can be understood by all on one website, to manage the vaccination campaign on a very local scale, to set up online registrations for the vaccine, and to include traveling units to reach people in the most precarious situations. The CESE - the Economic, Social and Environmental Council - also recommends to ask for vaccine manufacturing licenses.

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As better days are coming, many people are wondering if this summer’s major festivals will take place as scheduled or not. Following a new meeting with festival promotors, minister of Culture Roselyne Bachelot said open air festivals will only be allowed with maximum 5,000 festivalgoers. Furthermore, festivalgoers will have to be seated. Here is more on the matter.

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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.

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France is placed under curfew from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. from January 16, 2020. Derogatory certificates are yet possible but limited. And whoever says curfew also says the return of the derogatory trip certificates: 3 certificates are available to help you prove the necessity of your trip. These documents are to print out, copy on paper or fill in on your smartphone including via the TousAntiCovid app.

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Covid-19 UK variant is now set in Paris and Île-de-France. According to AP-HP director Martin Hirsch, the UK mutation now represents about 45% positive cases in the Ile-de-France area.

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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 Sunday February 28, 2021, based on data shared by CovidTracker and Data.gouv. Ile-de-France average reaches 323 cases for 100,000 inhabitants on Sunday February 28, 2021.

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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.

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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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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?

Latest news:

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The UK Covid variant keeps on spreading across France. According to Scientific Committee member Pr. Fontanet, "if we go on this way" then the UK variant "will become dominant from circa March 1" in the country. Furthermore, hospitals are urged to move to "crisis organization". Lille University Hospital experts project likely boom in new cases by mid-March for the coming weeks. By March 20, there could be up to 50,000 new PCR+ cases per day.

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On the occasion of a press brief held this Thursday February 25, French Health Minister Olivier Véran addressed the vaccination situation in France and its evolution.

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As the coronavirus epidemic keeps on spreading in France, the Prime Minister addressed the situation. He says the UK coronavirus variant may be found in over 50% of coronavirus cases in the country.

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This Monday February 22, the ANSM announced Covid nasal spray designed by Pharma & Beauty laboratory - COV-Defense - marketing authorization will not be delivered. Why? The French controler has still not received scientific data enabling to assess effectiveness against the virus. For the record, in France, two scientific teams are neck and neck to develop a nasal spray Covid “vaccine” easy to use and rather cheap.

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As France is faced with the threat of coronavirus variants, as soon as the winter school break ends, saliva tests are to be deployed in schools to tests the youngest more easily. But how is it going to happen? Let us explain.

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As concerts are at complete standstill since March 2020, many people are wondering when show venues will ultimately reopen. So far, no one knows, but hope has sparked thanks to test concerts. Minister of Culture Roselyne Bachelot also announced experimental concerts in March and April 2021 in Marseille and Paris. Here is more on the matter.

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This Friday February 19, 2021, French Minister of Sports affirmed the government is willing to test the return of crowds in stadiums with test-matches with a limited gauge. The goal is to reinforce health protocols to enable the progressive reopening of stadiums and the sporting world.

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During the press brief held on January 18, 2021, Health Minister Olivier Véran announced positive cases' quarantine is to be enhanced: it moves from 7 to 10 days.

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And what if a new Covid variant was making trouble in vaccination campaigns around the world…? In a report from the University of Edinburgh – released this Wednesday February 17 – scientists have said this new strain of the virus – similar to the already known UK variant – has been found in December in many countries, France included.

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When will the Coronavirus epidemic end? According to epidemiologist Didier Pittet, it is only starting the summer 2022 that “everything will be much easier”, adding the coming two months will be very tricky.

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Stronger local measures to prevent another nationwide lockdown? This is what government spokesman Gabriel Attal states past the Ministerial Council on Wednesday February 24, 2021.

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The coronavirus epidemic that has changed the world broke out almost a year ago in France. Many French are now exhausted and depressed. When will things go back to normal? When will cultural places reopen? How long are facemasks compulsory for? Keep reading to find out more.

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As many people fear a 3rd lockdon in the coming days or weeks, FranceInfo said earlier this week the government is not considering additional restrictions by the end of the Winter break. Moreover, Emmanuel Macron is said to have stated during a video-conference with parliamentarians that he allows himself "8 to 10 days" before making new decisions. These decisions are to be related to measures likely to be implemented from early March 2021.

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What if sniffer dogs were the solution to help and detect Covid-19 positive cases? The Île-de-France region intends to launch an experiment this Wednesday February 17, 2021 in several Île-de-France areas. Here is more on the matter.

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The French have swapped lockdown for curfew since mid-December. First set up between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the measure is pulled forward to 6 p.m. in mainland France starting this Saturday January 16, 2021... But how long for?

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As coronavirus keeps on spreading throughout France and the threat of new variants puts more and more pressure on the government that wishes to prevent a new lockdown at all costs, the health protocol in school poses a challenge. Since Friday February 12, closing classes now depends on Covid variant. This modification makes the rules implemented even more bewildering, as they also include types of masks allowed and distancing in canteens. Here are the latest measures.

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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.

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In order to curb the coronavirus epidemic in the country, French Prime Minister has decided to close all non-food shopping malls and department centers from January 31. This February 17, retailers’ federations are asking for more visibility with a reopening calendar, for instance.

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Starting February 22, 2021, the general public can get the latest mask designed by BioSerenity in partnership with scientists from the Lille University Hospital, INSERM, and CNRS. A protection of a new kind that is said to be “able to block and kill viruses” found in aerosols.

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This Saturday February 27, 2021, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The approval follows after the laboratory confirmed, in an official document made public this Wednesday February 24, the effectiveness of the single-dose Covid vaccine by Johnson & Johnson on severe diseases. The vaccine has sought approval in the USA and in the European Union as well.

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This Monday February 8, 2021 invited on BFMTV, minister Roselyne Bachelot assured she was working on “reopening museums and monuments as soon as possible”, adding they will be the first cultural places to reopen when the health situation enables it.

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