Coronavirus in France, the situation on Tuesday April 13, 2021

Published by My B. · Photos by My B. · Published on 13 April 2021 at 08h14 · Updated on 13 April 2021 at 19h27
Discover the situation in France as for the Covid-19 epidemic on Tuesday April 13, 2021. Where is the Covid-19 epidemic at in France? According to the latest data, 385 additional deaths and 8,536 new cases in 24h have been reported. Discover the latest measures instated, restrictions set up, the latest news about the vaccination campaign, therapies and the latest overall data.

Here is the live situation in France as of Tuesday April 13, 2021 as for the Covid-19 pandemic. Restrictions, cancelations, schools, aids, and other measures, here are the latest news and the main news to retain.

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Here are the latest data as for the Covid-19 epidemic in France. According to Santé Publique France’s latest data, France reports +345 more deaths in 24h. This Tuesday 13 April 2021, the death toll includes +324 hospital deaths and +21 in nursing homes. +39,113 new cases have been reported in 24h.

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 Tuesday 13 April 2021? Let us have a look at the indicators enabling to assess the evolution of the epidemic in each region.

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Covid-19 self-test kits are available starting Monday April 12 in pharmacies. These new tests are to be taken at home to detect coronavirus within 20 minutes. Yet, many doctors have noticed these tests deliver rather inconclusive results. Are they really useful, then?

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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.

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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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Olivier Véran announced in an interview with Journal du Dimanche that the time period between the two doses of vaccine will be extended to 42 days for patients given the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.

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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.

Covid : les tests de dépistage par prélèvement nasopharyngé sont-ils dangereux ?Covid : les tests de dépistage par prélèvement nasopharyngé sont-ils dangereux ?Covid : les tests de dépistage par prélèvement nasopharyngé sont-ils dangereux ?Covid : les tests de dépistage par prélèvement nasopharyngé sont-ils dangereux ? Covid: are nasopharyngeal swab tests dangerous?
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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The whole world has been facing the unprecedented coronavirus health crisis almost a year now. 136,650,843 coronavirus cases have been reported and over 2,960,738 people have died of Covid-19 worldwide. Discover the toll in countries and the evolution around the world as of Wednesday 14 April 2021. Primary school pupils in Italy return to school. Denmark launches their Covid pass. Argentina instates curfew for the first time.

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Discover the latest news regarding the coronavirus pandemic in Paris and Ile-de-France. As of Tuesday April 13, 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.

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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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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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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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At the beginning of the vaccination campaign in France, Alain Fischer told Le Parisien that “perhaps we shall vaccinate children someday” because of coronavirus variants. As for Health Minister Olivier Véran, he said it was not on the agenda for now. In April 2021, vaccinating children is back on the table.

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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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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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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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After the Medicines Agency confirmed the existence of a "rare" risk of atypical thrombosis, this Tuesday April 6, the European Medicines Agency declares there is indeed a link between the vaccine and the creation of blood clots. The day after, on Wednesday April 7, the European regulator announced in a press brief they list blood clots as one of vaccine rare adverse effects.

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After M6 TV channel broadcasted a story about clandestine dinners in Paris and indiscretion about ministers attending them, pressure has risen on social networks, especially on Twitter. With the hashtag #Onveutlesnoms - #Wewantthenames – anonymous people are looking for people who attended these private dinners for €200 per guest, as all restaurants have been closed since October 28, 2020. The day after the polemic, the Secretary of the Interior denounces rumors and claims no minister attended these illegal dinners. M6 Société des Journalistes - Journalist Society - has issued a statement to advocate for their news and sources that are reliable.

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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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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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Faced with the third wave, this past March 31, the French President has announced all schools must close, namely daycares, schools, junior high schools, and high schools, in France, starting Friday April 2, 2021 at the end of the day and for three weeks. On Apirl 6, President Macron confirmed nursery and primary schools will reopen on April 26, as expected.

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According to news from our peers from Journal du Dimanche, the manufacturing of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is to begin in France, at Delpharm, an expert in packing pharmaceutical product, starting Wednesday April 7. This is the very first Covid vaccine produced in France. In all 250 million doses are to be issued by the end of the year, according to Industry Minister Agnès Pannier-Runacher.

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As the Covid vaccination campaign is growing in France, more and more French seem to be giving Moderna vaccine the cold shoulder yet said to be effective and statistically safer than other rivals’ products. For what reason? Keep reading to find out more.

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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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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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Compulsory vaccinations are “necessary in a democratic society”, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) states. The latter had been referred in the Czech Republic by families whose children were denied by nursery schools because they were not vaccinated.

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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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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.

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: Self-test kits available in pharmacies 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.

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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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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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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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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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Faced with the third Covid-19 epidemic wave, Emmanuel Macron addressed the French this Wednesday March 31, 2021. The French President assessed the worrying evolution of the country's health situation. Therefore, the Head of State has called lockdown extended to the entire mainland country - and no longer to 19 departments only -, along with the closure of schools for three weeks, "systematic" working from home, as well as a detailed vaccination calendar.

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As cultural life is almost at a standstill for months, and that restaurants, gyms, bars, places of nightlife are closed for even longer, Emmanuel Macron has just given hope to the French: in his address on March 31, the French President announced the reopening agenda of all these places will start on May 15, 2021.

Covid : l'exécutif envisage d'élargir les mesures de "freinage renforcée" à l'échelle nationaleCovid : l'exécutif envisage d'élargir les mesures de "freinage renforcée" à l'échelle nationaleCovid : l'exécutif envisage d'élargir les mesures de "freinage renforcée" à l'échelle nationaleCovid : l'exécutif envisage d'élargir les mesures de "freinage renforcée" à l'échelle nationale Covid: lockdown extended to the entire mainland France until May 2, 2021
Emmanuel Macron has just announced - during his televised address on March 31, 2021 - lockdown - so far applying to onnly 19 departments - will be extended to the entire mainland France starting April 3 and until May 2, 2021.

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Faced with the third wave, this past March 31, the French President has announced all schools must close, namely daycares, schools, junior high schools, and high schools, in France, starting Friday April 2, 2021 at the end of the day and for three weeks. On Apirl 6, President Macron confirmed nursery and primary schools will reopen on April 26, as expected.

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After M6 TV channel broadcasted a story about clandestine dinners in Paris and indiscretion about ministers attending them, pressure has risen on social networks, especially on Twitter. With the hashtag #Onveutlesnoms - #Wewantthenames – anonymous people are looking for people who attended these private dinners for €200 per guest, as all restaurants have been closed since October 28, 2020. The day after the polemic, the Secretary of the Interior denounces rumors and claims no minister attended these illegal dinners. M6 Société des Journalistes - Journalist Society - has issued a statement to advocate for their news and sources that are reliable.

Covid : le vaccin de Pfizer/BioNTech ne présenterait pas de risque de sécurité selon la FDACovid : le vaccin de Pfizer/BioNTech ne présenterait pas de risque de sécurité selon la FDACovid : le vaccin de Pfizer/BioNTech ne présenterait pas de risque de sécurité selon la FDACovid : le vaccin de Pfizer/BioNTech ne présenterait pas de risque de sécurité selon la FDA Covid: Russian Sputnik V vaccine not to be approved before late June, Clément Beaune says
This Tuesday January 19, 2021, as the Russian authorities sought approval for issuing their Covid vaccine, Sputnik V, mostly developed by the Russian direct investment fund, from the European Medicines Agency, French State Secretary for European Affairs Clément Beaune announced the vaccine was unlikely to be approve before late June.

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The vaccination campaign continues in France, and a question is often raised: why wearing a mask and complying with health guidelines even once vaccinated? Variants, contagiousness, immunity lifespan, some of you might be disappointed, and skeptics might be bothered.

Vaccin Pfizer : un niveau inquiétant d'effets indésirables selon le professeur CaumesVaccin Pfizer : un niveau inquiétant d'effets indésirables selon le professeur CaumesVaccin Pfizer : un niveau inquiétant d'effets indésirables selon le professeur CaumesVaccin Pfizer : un niveau inquiétant d'effets indésirables selon le professeur Caumes AstraZeneca: different leads to explain thromboses
As AstraZeneca vaccine seems to be indeed related to severe thrombosis cases, according to Norwegian scientists who released a study mid-March, European and French scientists are working on a lead to explain these rare cases of blood clots. Why do they occur in some people after vaccination? Keep reading to find out more.

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As a new Health Defense Council is taking place this Wednesday, the French Medical Association – Ordre des Médecins – has sent an open letter to the French President, claiming for “real lockdown everywhere it is needed”.

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This Tuesday March 30, the European Medicines Agency announced the AstraZeneca vaccine changed its trade name to become Vaxzevria.

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Pfizer and Biontech announced this Wednesday March 31, their covid vaccine is 100% effective in 12-15 y.o., according to results from a stage 3 clinical trial carried out in the United States in over 2,000 teenagers. This past February, it was 94% effective combining all categories.

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Japan Expo is cancelled over the health crisis this year as well. Faced with uncertainties as for the coming months, the promoters of the event prefered postponing the event to 2022.

Taux d'incidence, hôpitaux : ces chiffres qui laissent croire au reconfinement en Île-de-FranceTaux d'incidence, hôpitaux : ces chiffres qui laissent croire au reconfinement en Île-de-FranceTaux d'incidence, hôpitaux : ces chiffres qui laissent croire au reconfinement en Île-de-FranceTaux d'incidence, hôpitaux : ces chiffres qui laissent croire au reconfinement en Île-de-France Covid: 230 sick hospitalized every day in Île-de-France, AP-HP’s alarmist projections
Are restrictions in Île-de-France to be made stricter soon? If not, then 230 people could be hospitalized every day in Île-de-France, according to AP-HP’s projections.

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The coronavirus epidemic is escalating in France and this week will be decisive. Lockdown, schools, vaccination, Health Defense Council, here are the main issues and what to expect in the coming days.

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In France, a new coronavirus strain has been identified after the Breton variant. It now involved the Alsatian mutation.

Quelle est l'origine du coronavirus ? "Toutes les hypothèses sont sur la table" selon l'OMSQuelle est l'origine du coronavirus ? "Toutes les hypothèses sont sur la table" selon l'OMSQuelle est l'origine du coronavirus ? "Toutes les hypothèses sont sur la table" selon l'OMSQuelle est l'origine du coronavirus ? "Toutes les hypothèses sont sur la table" selon l'OMS Where does the coronavirus originate from? What we know about WHO's investigation
The coronavirus epidemic has been spreading all over the world for more than one year now. But the origin of the disease remains a mystery. First elements from WHO's investigation mission's report have been unveiled.

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The coronavirus epidemic is highly worrying in Île-de-France, and particularly in schools. Despite reinforced health protocol, are schools to close this week in the Paris area?

Covid : Sanofi va aider Pfizer à produire son vaccin en EuropeCovid : Sanofi va aider Pfizer à produire son vaccin en EuropeCovid : Sanofi va aider Pfizer à produire son vaccin en EuropeCovid : Sanofi va aider Pfizer à produire son vaccin en Europe AstraZeneca: 2 million vaccine doses for France in the 29 million discovered in Italy?
Is France soon to get AstraZeneca vaccine doses? State Secretary for European Affairs Clément Beaune stated this Sunday March 28 that France was to get 2 million doses of vaccine, in the 29 million from the stock found in Italy, officially requisitioned by Brussels, as the laboratory keeps on limiting exports of doses, yet bound to a contract.

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During a Covid press brief, at the end of the European Council held this past Thursday, French President Emmanuel Macron announced new measures will be made “in the coming days, weeks”, if the health situation keeps on deteriorating. As another "decisive" week begins, the head of State is still waiting for the assessment of the first measures instated on Saturday March 20, before eventually announce another tightening. Statements likely to be made this Tuesday, 10 days after the implementation of the latest restrictions, an advisor of the executive says.

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Is breaking point soon to be reached in hospitals because of Covid? This is what infectious disease specialist Benjamin Davido at Hôpital Raymond-Poincaré in Garches, Hauts-de-Seine, seems to say. This Sunday March 28, he explains that if nothing is done and if hospitals are to sort patients out, “younger people will be opted for, of course”.

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According to a study led by searchers from the Glasgow university in Scotland, catching a cold is said to help one’s body fight Covid-19 easier.

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The hospitals’ health situation grows worrying by the day. As of Sunday March 28 evening, 4,872 Covid-19 sick were hospitalized in intensive care units; a data all the more so worrying it is now verging on the peak of the second wave reached this past Fall.

Covid : un passeport vaccinal demandé dès cet été pour voyager dans certains pays européensCovid : un passeport vaccinal demandé dès cet été pour voyager dans certains pays européensCovid : un passeport vaccinal demandé dès cet été pour voyager dans certains pays européensCovid : un passeport vaccinal demandé dès cet été pour voyager dans certains pays européens Covid: more on the "EU health pass" available from June 15
The EU 27 have agreed on a "EU health pass" to be instated from June 15, 2021. What will it include? European Commissioner Thierry Breton - entrusted with vaccines - answered the question this March 28 on Le Grand Jury show.

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As the coronavirus epidemic goes on in France, the government has decreed local lockdown in 19 departments. Yet, the list may grow longer. Which departments might be placed in lockdown too? Here what the latest data say.

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Faced with the coronavirus epidemic, the situation is deteriorating in Île-de-France. Between the soon saturation in hospitals and the increase in the incidence rate, might the Paris area see lockdown strengthened this week? Here is what we know so far.

Visuel Paris vue toitsVisuel Paris vue toitsVisuel Paris vue toitsVisuel Paris vue toits Coronavirus in Île-de-France: hospitals to be overwhelmed within two weeks, ICU patients to be sorted out?
Île-de-France coronavirus epidemic situation worsens. According to AP-HP crisis directors, the hospital pressure is such they might be overwhelmed within two weeks. Doctors then may have to sort ICU patients out.

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.

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Starting March 30, 2021, a negative Covid test taken in the past 72 hours will be compulsory to enter Spain from France.

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Interviewed by Europe 1 this Saturday March 27, 2021, Minister of Industry Agnès Pannier-Runacher intended to sound reassuring about France’s vaccination pace, saying 3 million doses were to be shipped to France next week.

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