Coronavirus in France, the situation on Tuesday January 26, 2021

Published by My B. · Photos by My B. · Published on 27 January 2021 at 08h17 · Updated on 27 January 2021 at 08h17
Discover the situation in France as for the Covid-19 epidemic on Tuesday January 26, 2021. Where is the Covid-19 epidemic at in France? According to the latest report, 445 people died, and 4,240 new cases. Early curfew has been called on. Discover the latest measures instated, the news as for the reopenings and cancelations, breakthroughs on cures and the latest data and reports.

Here is the live situation in France as of Tuesday January 26, 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.

The latest news are to be discovered below the main news.

In France, according to the latest report from the health authorities as for the COVID-19 pandemic, about 3,057,857 cases have been reported naming +4,240in 24h. 

This Monday January 25, 202173,494 people have died including 445 deaths in 24 hours have been reported. The death toll in nursing homes states 21,976 deaths. And 51,518 (+445 in 24h) people have died in hospitals. 

The reproduction rate R reaches 1.08, the incidence rate reaches 205 , and the hospital pressure is at 57.3%, confirming the epidemic is escalating.

In France, 26,924 (+531) people are at the hospital, including 3,041 (+76) serious cases in ICU

According to Santé Publique France data, 100  departments are currently vulnerable

The most impacted regions in France:

  • Île-de-France: 4,970 people hospitalized, and 52 deaths in 24h
  • Grand Est: 3,078 people hopistalized, and 46  deaths in 24h
  • Hauts de France: 2,489 people hospitalized, and 50 deaths in 24h
  • Auvergne Rhône Alpes: 3,899 people hospitalized, and 73 deaths in 24h
  • Provence-Alpes Côte d'Azur: 3,225 people hospitalized, and 64 deaths in 24h
  • Brittany: 648 people hospitalized, and 14 deaths in 24h
  • Normandy: 1,324 people hospitalized, and 21 deaths in 24h
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine: 1,463 people hospitalized, and 17 deaths in 24h
  • Pays de la Loire: 995 people hospitalized, and 17 deaths in 24h
  • Occitanie: 1,672 people hospitalized, and 24 deaths in 24h
  • Centre-Val de Loire: 1,090 people hospitalized, and 14 deaths in 24h
  • Bourgogne-Franche-Comté: 1,825 people hospitalized, and 45  deaths in 24h

France reports 1,921 clusters including 725 in nursing homes

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As people grow hopeful thanks to vaccines, a new coronavirus variant has been found in the world. This new strain of the virus has been found in Japan in several people coming from Brazil. The country is working on isolating the new strain of the virus to analyze it. Here is more on the matter.

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After the United-Kingdom, it is South Africa that has scientists worried. They say a new variant of coronavirus found in the country is likely “more transmissible” than the previous strains already known, and may resist vaccines currently inoculated around the world, a study reads.

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The British variant - as well as the South-African variant - called VOC-2020 has health authorities very worried. More contagious for adults and children, it is now tracked in France, Olivier Véran said this Thursday January 14, at a press brief. Additional measures are made to prevent these variants from spreading.

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As the executive is to announce new restrictions on Thursday January 14, 2021, a public opinion poll reads that 83% of the French consider the implementation of a third lockdown “in the coming weeks”. As to choose between curfew from 6 p.m. and a new nationwide lockdown, 75% of the surveyed are for the second option.

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You have – or had – coronavirus and lost smell and taste? You want to re-educate your senses? We explain you how to get them back.

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Russian coronavirus vaccine soon to issue a lighter version? This is what the Russian authorities announced on Monday January 11, 2021 saying that only one dose of Sputnik V could be enough to protect people vaccinated. The goal? Bringing a “temporary” solution to countries the most hit by the pandemic and enable to eradicate the spread of the virus quicker.

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In the fight against the coronavirus epidemic, January 25th's week is about to be critical in France: as the first conclusions on the effectiveness of curfew from 6 p.m. are to be known, France is heading towards another lockdown, likely to be instated on Wednesday.

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Halted at the Chinese borders for a week because of lacking necessary permissions, WHO's team of investigators is expected to start their mission from Thursday January 14. International experts have been mandated to find the origins of Covid-19.

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Jean Castex announced nationwide curfew from 6 p.m. for at least two weeks. The incidence rate by department remains an indicator to monitor very closely to know more about the evolution of the epidemic. As a matter of fact, even though departments exceeding the threshold of 200 positive cases for 100,000 inhabitants were first to make new measures to fight against the spread of the epidemic, including implementing extended curfew, brought forward to 6 p.m., the entire country now has to comply with the measure until the situation improves. Here are the incidence rates in each department as of January 25, 2021.

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At the dawn of the Covid vaccination campaign in France, this Saturday December 19, 2020 the Haute Autorité de Santé has issued a release. It addresses the usefulness issue of having people already infected with coronavirus vaccinated. An issue addressed this Friday January 8, 2021 by Paris Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière immunology unit head Guy Gorochov.

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As this Friday January 8, Pfizer laboratory announced in a release their product was effective against the new UK and South-African strains of the virus, here is that a new study seems to say the South-African variant might resist the product. Here is more on the matter.

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So far, as two vaccines have been approved in France, many French people are wondering if they can choose what Covid vaccine they want injected. This January 7, invited on BFMTV, Health Minister Olivier Véran answered the question.

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Moderna vaccine is now approved by the the Haute Autorité de Santé. French control announced they delivered their decision this Friday Janaury 8, 2021 as for issuing the product on the territory. The vaccine has been approved already this Wednesday January 6 by the European Medicines Agency.

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Unlike the United Kingdom or Germany, the French government seems to have ruled out the prospect of another total lockdown to stop the third epidemic wave. Yet this Thursday January 7, Prime Minister Jean Castex warns against the danger of the current epidemic situation at a press brief. Curfew is kept at 8 p.m. everywhere in France, excluding 25 departments already under curfew from 6 p.m. Var and Drôme are being included in the list starting tomorrow. Haute-Savoie remains under curfew from 8 p.m.

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