Coronavirus in Paris and île-de-France as of Tuesday May 18, 2021

Published by My B. · Photos by My B. · Published on 18 May 2021 at 07h45 · Updated on 18 May 2021 at 12h43
Discover the latest news regarding the coronavirus pandemic in Paris and Ile-de-France. As of Tuesday May 18, 2021, let us have a look at the news in Paris and its surroundings, the latest restrictions and the evolution of the disease. Ile de France - like the entire France - is currently exiting lockdown. Discover the latest restrictions instated, all the latest announcements made in the Paris area, and the improving vaccination campaign.

What is the situation in Paris and Ile-de-France on Tuesday May 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 remain on a high plateau. 

Find out more about the latest news below the 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 Tuesday 18 May 2021, +54 more deaths in 24h have been reported, and 1,237 patients are in ICU.

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What is the health situation in France as of Tuesday 18 May 2021? Let us have a look at the indicators enabling to assess the evolution of the epidemic in each region.

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This Monday May 17, Sanofi laboratory has announced their Covid vaccine developed in partnership with GSK laboratory delivered positive results amid phase 2 of the clinical trial currently tested on humans. The vaccine is expected to be marketed before the end of 2021.

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The coronavirus epidemic keeps on slowing down in Île-de-France. According to the latest data, the incidence rate in all departments set in the Paris area has dropped below 300 cases for 100,000 inhabitants.

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If the coronavirus epidemic situation allows it, the lockdown exit second step – awaited by the French – may start from May 19, 2021. Reopenings, curfew, events, here is what changes from this day forth.

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The Covid vaccination campaign goes on in France and from now on, the debate about the access to the vaccine for all the French is at the heart of the news. Between the fear of unused doses and the impossibility for people granted priority to find slots available, is the solution standing in a local-based vaccination campaign?

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This May 3, 2021, France starts exiting lockdown, completing the very first stage, but the country remains subject to curfew from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. 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.

Latest news:

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Can people given two doses of vaccine ditch facemasks? The Haut Conseil de la Santé Publique – High Council for Public Health – has agreed to ease health guidelines just a bit for people immunized – under certain conditions.

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Moderna's vaccine is to be available at GP's and in pharmacies within a few weeks. Health Minister Olivier Véran announced in a tweet doctors and pharmacists will be able to order doses of Moderna's vaccine starting from this week, after a conclusive test carried out in Moselle.

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This Friday May 14, 2021 the World Health Organization (WHO) announces the pandemic is about to be more deadly this year than in 2020. General Director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus asks nations to not vaccinate children and teenagers to give doses to the Covax plan.

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While Covid-19 variants are increasing worldwide, a 10-day self-isolation period is now mandatory for all travelers coming from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, South Africa, India, and French Guiana. This Saturday May 8, 2021, seven more countries are added to the list. This May 12, Gabriel Attal stated that five more countries will be added to the list of countries subject to quarantine in France soon.

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What has originated Covid-19? As WHO’s investigators have opted for the lead of an animal-to-human transmission, 18 biologists think the hypothesis of a laboratory leak should not be ruled out.

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Good news for theme parks! The SNELAC - the national union trade for places of leisure, attractions and cultural - has announced they will not be subject to health pass, following concertations with Ministers Alain Griset and Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne. A reopening without this constraint possible from May 19 without attractions, but from June 9 with.

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And what if reopening terraces was actually good to fight the coronavirus epidemic? As France is about to move to phase two of the lockdown exit scheme, outdoor outings could enable to decrease contamination tolls.

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As France is exiting lockdown and progressively lifts restrictions, a fourth coronavirus epidemic wave is feared, especially within hospitals. According to Pr. Rémi Salomon, it could be prevented this summer especially thanks to vaccination.

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This Monday May 10, French Health Minister confirmed restaurant and cafés can reopen their terraces from May 19, 2021 everywhere in France. Terraces are yet subject to gauges: they can only receive 50% of their patrons, excluding small terraces allowed to use all their tables.

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The French Open will officially take place from Sunday May 24 to June 13, 2021. As the Covid-19 pandemic has been withdrawing in France and lockdown exit is just around the corner, the best of tennis in the world is to meet for three weeks at Porte d'Auteuil for THE major event of the tennis season. Ticketing service opens from Wednesday May 12. The crowd gauge is limited to 5,000 people until June 8 and will move to 13,000 from June 9. Keep reading to find out more.

LoiLoiLoiLoi Covid: the National Assembly approves the health emergency exit
A draft bill expected to put an end to the exceptional regime has been presented to the National Assembly this Monday May 10, 2021. After a first unfavorable vote, deputies eventually the government draft bill, approving on the same occasion a few amendments. Past June 2, the executive is to only keep exceptional jurisdiction until late September instead of October 31.

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As deputies voted for the creation of a health pass in the evening of Monday May 10, 2021, when examining the draft bill to exit the health crisis, MoDem group has tipped the scale in favor of “against”, to everyone’s surprise. The Prime Minister confirmed there “will be a health pass”, confirming on the occasion the issue with the majority will be “sorted out” by the government. The following night, the bill has been eventually passed after a second deliberation.

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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. This experiment - called "Ambition Live Again" - has been given the green light from the authorities and will take place this May 29 at Paris Accor Arena. In an interview released this May 17, Minister of Culture Roselyne Bachelot stands up for the organization of this test concert in the French capital, explaining "Barcelona's is no longer valid".

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This May 12, 2021, the World Health Organization reveals the B.1.617 variant – more commonly known as Indian variant – has been reported in 44 countries, mainly in India, but as well as in the United Kingdom.

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Non-necessary stores have been closed since April 3, 2021 - when the third lockdown started in France. When will these stores reopen? According to Emmanuel Macron's lockdown exit plan, they can reopen from May 19, 2021, but with reduced gauges.

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As France has started to exit lockdown, night clubs have been given no reopening date yet. The Umih trade union stated emergency interim proceedings have been handed to the Council of State so they can reopen on June 30, 2021. Yet, according to some BFMTV sources, night clubs might reopen from July 1, 2021.

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As many people hope to be soon able to ditch facemask outside, the French Prime Minister thinks facemask-wearing “could undoubtedly become a natural protection means beyond Covid. (…) It could become a habit in the West, especially during the winter flu season”, he said this Tuesday May 11, 2021 in an interview with our peers from Le Parisien.

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This Monday May 10, 2021, French Prime Minister Jean Castex shared his feelings as for the evolution of the health situation in France and the progressive reopening calendar announced almost a month ago. Although he prefers to remain cautious, Castex speaks about a close crisis exit, with a good trend in the Covid-19 epidemic markers, declining for several days.

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This Monday May 10, French Health Minister confirmed restaurant and cafés can reopen their terraces from May 19, 2021 everywhere in France. Terraces are yet subject to gauges: they can only receive 50% of their patrons, excluding small terraces allowed to use all their tables.

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As France is to enter the second phase of the lockdown exit strategy this May 19, Pr. Arnaud Fontanet considers “we need to be very cautious until late June”. “With over 50% of the population vaccinated, we may enter summer in good conditions”, Institut Pasteur epidemiologist and member of the Scientific Committee said this Monday May 10, 2021 on France Inter.

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Despite Covid, lockdown exit has been denigrated by scientists once more… In an opinion’s column released this Sunday May 9 in Journal du Dimanche, about twenty doctors and specialists have called into question the upcoming lockdown exit phases planed by the executive including the reopening of many places of life throughout the country starting from May 19. A lockdown exit they consider more “political” than “health-oriented”.

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At the beginning of the pandemic, doctors warned us against taking ibuprofen, suspected to exacerbate the risk of developing severe Covid-19. A recent British study shows this drug ends up not dangerous at all.

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As the Covid vaccination campaign keeps on going, when will we be able to remove our masks outdoors? Opinions on the matter differ. Keep reading to find out more about estimations and conditions to ease this restriction off.

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While Covid-19 variants are increasing worldwide, a 10-day self-isolation period is now mandatory for all travelers coming from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, South Africa, India, and French Guiana. This Saturday May 8, 2021, seven more countries are added to the list. This May 12, Gabriel Attal stated that five more countries will be added to the list of countries subject to quarantine in France soon.

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As many festivals have decided to cancel and postpone their edition 2021 because of health restrictions announced by the government, this May 6, Minister of Culture Roselyne Bachelot has announced open air and standing festivals will be ultimately allowed to resume from July 1, but including a “4sqm per festivalgoer” gauge.

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Is Moderna’s Covid vaccine effective against Brazilian and South African variants after a third dose? This is what the American laboratory found this Wednesday May 5, releasing the preliminary and encouraging results of phase 2 of their clinical trial on the matter.

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As many French people are eager to return to terraces and some cultural places starting from May 19, infectious disease specialist Karine Lacombe thinks – in an interview with BFMTV this Thursday May 6, 2021 – the summer “can become a nightmare”.

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As the coronavirus epidemic keeps on spreading in France, the vaccination campaign opens more and more. As a Health Pass is to be instated from June 9, should restrictions be eased to French people vaccinated?

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As the coronavirus epidemic is weakening in France, the lockdown exit scheme and reopening calendar depend on the incidence rate above the threshold of 400 cases for 100,000 inhabitants within a department. This Tuesday May 4, 2021, the incidence rate is no longer over 400 in any department in France.

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Covid vaccination escalates in the EU... This Tuesday May 4, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced a quarter of Europeans (that is to say 25%) have been given one to two doses of vaccine. And according to AFP, 9% of the Europeans are fully vaccinated with one shot of Janssen vaccine and two doses for the others.

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As Emmanuel Macron has revealed the strategy to exit the crisis, epidemiologist Dominique Costagliola thinks this lockdown exit is “premature”. In an interview with Le Monde released this May 5, 2021, the biostatistician explains “the probability to prevent hospitals from being overcrowded again is weak”.

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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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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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You can try your luck in casinos from May 19... on some conditions. The reopening of casinos will be completed through steps, as State Secretary for Tourism Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne stated.

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France is to enter the third step of the lockdown exit starting from June 9, 2021. Curfew, working from home, restaurants, health pass, here is what changes from this day forth.

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Good news for theme parks! The SNELAC - the national union trade for places of leisure, attractions and cultural - has announced they will not be subject to health pass, following concertations with Ministers Alain Griset and Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne. A reopening without this constraint possible from May 19 without attractions, but from June 9 with.

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As movie theaters are closed for over 6 months, and still waiting to reopen, the sector is getting ready to start preparing the after, including a new 3-step health protocol to discover below.

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In France, the threat of variants is still very concerning. While the Indian variant has been detected on several occasions in France, the hunt has started in the Paris area. Has the Indian variant been detected in Île-de-France?

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French President Macron revealed – in an interview with the regional daily press – his four-step lockdown exit plan including the reopening of cultural places and more. And according to the first information about this scheme, the health pass could be required to access some events and other public places. A system the Scientific Committee ruled for in a decree issued this Tuesday May 4. Keep reading to find out more!

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On the occasion of an interview with students from Sciences Po, Olivier Véran stated that by May 19, the Covid contamination told should have dropped under 15,000 cases. A number that should enable to “take control over the epidemic again”, the Health Minister claimed.

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1er Arrondissement
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