Coronavirus: Paris and île-de-France, news as of Monday November 23

Published by My B. · Photos by My B. · Published on 24 November 2020 at 08h35 · Updated on 24 November 2020 at 08h35
Discover the latest news regarding the coronavirus pandemic in Paris and Ile-de-France. As of Monday November 23, 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? Paris like the rest of France is back into lockdown for at least a month. We tell you more on the restrictions and measures implemented in the area.

What is the situation in Paris and Ile-de-France on Monday November 23? 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, ICU occupancy rate keeps on decreasing. Paris and France is currently in lockdown until further notice but likely easing soon to come.

According to the latest reports of the Agence régionale de Santé, as of Sunday November 22, 2020, the Ile-de-France region reports 10,460 deaths in total, including 25 deaths in 24 hours. There are currently 952 (+2) people in ICU and 6,341 people at the hospital. Patients in ICU are generally 60 years old and 40% of patients are under 65 years old.

In Île-de-France, the ICU bed occupancy rate decreased to 89.6% and 74.3% in Paris.

According to the latest report as of Sunday November 22:

  • Paris reports 1,200 people at the hospital, and 2,389 deaths (+5)
  • Seine-Saint-Denis reports 860 people at the hospital, and 1,339 deaths  (+1)
  • Val-de-Marne reports 910 people at the hospital, and 1,607 deaths (+7)
  • Hauts-de-Seine 836 people at the hospital, and 1,412 deaths (+3)
  • Yvelines reports 792 people at the hospital, and 842 deaths (+5)
  • Val-d'Oise reports 539 people at the hospital, and 1,015 deaths (+1)
  • Essonne reports 673 people at the hospital, and 867 deaths (+2)
  • Seine-et-Marne reports 531 people at the hospital, and 989 deaths (+1)

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France’s Prime Minister attends this Thursday November 12, 2020 morning a Defense Council and then holds a press brief at 6 p.m. with the concerned ministers. Jean Castex confirmed the lockdown is kept for at least "the next two weeks". He says the first results of lockdown are "coherent", with decreasing traffic and a "first decreasing trend by 16%" even though the epidemic is still spreading. If data keeps on decreasing, the government does not exclude to go back and change rules. Support schemes are extended.

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As some doctors are still highly cautious, Swiss epidemiologist Antoine Flahaut thinks France is regaining control on the Covid-19 epidemic. What is truly happening? Keep reading.

Coronavirus: les commerces non-essentiels vont-ils être autorisés à rouvrir malgré le confinement ? Coronavirus: les commerces non-essentiels vont-ils être autorisés à rouvrir malgré le confinement ? Coronavirus: les commerces non-essentiels vont-ils être autorisés à rouvrir malgré le confinement ? Coronavirus: les commerces non-essentiels vont-ils être autorisés à rouvrir malgré le confinement ? Covid: non necessary stores to reopen this weekend?
"Non-necessary" stores have been closed since October 30, 2020 because of the new nationwide lockdown in France. Even though several elected representatives and the Medef - Movement of the Enterprises of France - have been calling for a quick reopening, this November 12, 2020, the French government decided these stores were to remain shut for at least two more weeks. According to BFMTV, these small stores would be ultimately allowed to reopen from Saturday November 28, 2020. Jean Castex confirms they will reopen around December 1 yet without giving further details.

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About three weeks in the new nationwide lockdown in France, the second Coronavirus wave is said to have peaked in the country. This is what Santé Publique France said on Friday November 20, yet calling to keep on complying with "preventive measures".

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To control the Covid-19 epidemic, France runs over 2 million PCR tests per week, and antigenic tests for a few days, with a quicker result. When and where to take these? How do they work and why is one of them quicker as the other requires 24 to 48 hours to get results? Here is a guide to help you out.

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European Center for Disease Prevention and Control director Andrea Ammon, the first anti Covid-19 vaccinations could “take a few months” and happen in the European Union “in first quarter of 2021”.

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It is official, the Musée Carnavalet will reopen in 2021 in Paris after over four years of renovations. It is the occasion to go and discover the history of the French capital in this new looking museum.

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Unlike the first lockdown during which the air pollution decreased by 70% in Paris and Ile-de-France, Airparif notices a much smaller decrease due to the road traffic during the new lockdown.

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Pfizer and Biontech’s vaccine against coronavirus is said to be “95% effective” according to the two laboratories, after full results from phase 3. They are soon to apply for marketing authorization in the United-States to start the first vaccination programs starting this December.

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Will lockdown last beyond December 1, or perhaps stricter? Started on October 30 for at least a month, the lockdown could be extended to Christmas and New Year’s Eve. And grow stricter with sanctions. Anyway, the hypothesis exists and is planned in the latest budget project of the Ministry of the Economy.

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Toulouse university hospital has designed a truck-hospital deployable in 20 minutes only, to support hospitals faced with the second Covid-19 wave.

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France’s GDP is to soon experience a 12% drop in November 2020, mainly because of the new lockdown measures, implemented since Friday October 30, 2020. The Bank of France is forestalling a drop by 9% to 10% in 2020.

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Celebrating Christmas during lockdown? The threat is here, as lockdown is said to last at least until December 1 in France. This Sunday November 8, Gabriel Attal reminded that “if we are making difficult decisions today, it is to celebrate Christmas with our families”. As for the Ministry of the Economy, they are planning lockdown until the end of the year. Here is more on the matter.

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Olivier Véran was invited on Questions Politiques on Sunday November 8. France’s Health Minister spoke about a “form of decrease” in the spread of Covid-19 despite “an increase in hospitalizations and intensive cares in the next days”.

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A mask destroying viruses and bacteria, this is what promises a Swiss Company, Livinguard, that will soon sell its Pro Mask in France. Its “self-disinfecting” technology makes it a mask than can be worn several days in a row without having to wash it. But for €29.90 apiece, this mask is about to become this year’s Christmas gift.

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The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health Safety (Anses) released a post about the spread of coronavirus through pets and the result is indisputable: pets cannot transmit the virus to men. But France's Veterinary Academy president Luc Angot yet says you have to be careful of ferrets.

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It is too early to assess the effectiveness of lockdown, France’s Health Minister Olivier Véran says. Visiting a nursing home in Clamart this Friday morning, the Minister reacted to the release of Jérôme Salomon’s memo to the Defense Council, that judged the lockdown not strict enough to curb the epidemic.

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Jérôme Salomon is worried about the ineffectiveness of the new lockdown in a memo Europe 1 got and shared. According to the Health general director, lockdown is not strict enough to soften the curve. He says one shall expect a long and extended plateau of the epidemic curve in France.

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Mandatory facemasks, antigenic tests in airports and railway stations… Life in public transit is going on despite the virus. Yet, in our trains and buses, like in any other closed place, there are Covid-19 infection risks. Studies tend to reassure, but remind us how important it is to wear your facemask or cover indoors.

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This Fall comes with the second coronavirus epidemic wave in Europe. Facing this “booming” in Covid-19 infections, the World Health Organization (WHO) is worried and calls concerned countries to continue efforts to face the pandemic.

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As a second coronavirus wave is hitting France, a study has been published in Intensive Care Medicine about how covid patients hospitalized in French hospitals during the first wave are doing.

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