Is the coronavirus epidemic resurging earlier than expected? According to the Scientific Committee, the current equilibrium is fragile: we may lose control at any time. After a long decrease, the amount of admissions in ICU has gone up again this Monday August 3, 2020. An analysis leading the committee to sound the alarm. “The future of the epidemic on a short-term basis is mostly in citizens’ hands” they say on Tuesday August 4.
And for good reason, indicators have been going up and the epidemic seems to spread more and more and up to regions that were pretty much spared by the virus. Reminding the importance of maintaining barrier gestures, the Scientific Committee is worried about uncontrolled resurgence of the epidemic. this prospect could lead to the implementation of re-containment schemes as the scenarios 3 and 4 considered by the government that yet wishes to avoid these measures with heavy economic and social consequences.
And to the risk the epidemic can start again at any time, there is the highly likely arrival of a second wave in Fall-Winter.