In one day, another 26,896 coronavirus infections were recorded. The positivity rate, which was 9.1% two days ago, now stands at 11%. The number of deaths since yesterday increased by 54, for a total of 32,684 victims in the transalpine country since the beginning of the pandemic
The number of daily Covid-19 cases in France continues to increase. In 24 hours, another 26,896 infections were recorded, as Santé Publique informed. The positivity rate, which just two days ago was 9.1%, therefore rises to 11%. The number of deaths since yesterday has increased by 54, for a total of 32,684 victims in the transalpine country since the beginning of the pandemic (CORONAVIRUS: THE SPECIAL – ALL LIVE UPDATES).
The closures in France
Coronavirus, the 10 countries with the most cases in 24h: France and the UK in the top 5
In France – where there are almost 47 thousand new infections in 48 hours (yesterday about 20 thousand) – the situation worsens day by day. In Paris and its region, the Ile-de-France, the places occupied in intensive care are almost 50% of the total. The capital, such as Marseille, Aix-en-Provence and the island of Guadalupe, is already a red zone and has been joined by four other cities: Lyon, Lille, Grenoble and Saint-Etienne. Here, bars and party halls are closed, and there are limited numbers for malls and shops, with no gathering and strict distancing in restaurants.
Cts: “With the virus until summer 2021”
Yesterday another 20 thousand new infections in France
Yesterday Jean-François Delfraissy, president of the Scientific Council (the French CTS), said that “all winter 2020 and spring 2021” are at stake. The virus “will last some time,” he said, hinting “to summer 2021”. According to figures released by the Inserm, 4.5% of French people in May 2020 had developed antibodies against the coronavirus: “The figure is highest in the Paris region, where it reaches 11-12%. Immunity is weak. “.