Prime Minister of France Jean Castex
The authorities are considering the possibility of introducing a self-isolation regime on weekends in the capital region.
The third wave of the coronavirus pandemic has begun in France, Prime Minister Jean Casteks said on the air of the TV channel BFMTV on Tuesday, March 16.
According to him, the spring wave is more serious than the previous two, since numerous strains of COVID-19 are common in the country.
Casteks said France’s hospitals are overcrowded despite stringent restrictive measures in the regions.
In this regard, the authorities are considering the possibility of introducing a self-isolation regime on weekends in the capital region. The final decision will be made in the coming days, the prime minister said.
In addition, the head of government called vaccination the main way out of the coronavirus crisis and said that France intends to vaccinate ten million people against coronavirus by mid-April.
Recall the number of cases of COVID-19 in France exceeded four million… The country ranks sixth in the world for the incidence of coronavirus.
As reported in the French city of Lannion new strain of COVID discovered-19, which experts have classified as a mutation subject to research. There are eight known cases of infection.
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