new health defense council on Wednesday, what will Macron decide?

8:36: Calm in the Netherlands after three nights of riots

A strong police presence in various cities in the Netherlands on Tuesday night seemed to have prevented further unrest, after three nights of violent riots that have shaken the country since a curfew was imposed on Saturday. Many police officers had been deployed, especially in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague, for fear of the presence of other rebels who had come to challenge the curfew, ordered to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. The government assured on Tuesday that they would not lift the curfew despite the riots.

8:33: “We must first measure the effectiveness of the curfew at 6 pm”

Is a third re-containment inevitable? “We must first measure the effectiveness of the curfew at 18.00. […] and propagation of varieties, replied Minister of Labor Elisabeth Borne at LCI this Wednesday morning.

? @Elisabeth_Borne about a potential recovery: “We must first measure the effectiveness of #CouvreFeu at 18.00. […] and propagation of varieties. “

? @jmaphatie and #LaMatinaleLCI.

– LCI (@LCI) January 27, 2021

8:21: “Our role is to put pressure where it should be put”

Emmanuel Macron was for several days urged by researchers to reconfigure the country, especially in the face of the threat of increased spread of the British variant. Here, Emmanuel Macron is confronted with the political decision. “Our role is to put pressure where it needs to be put,” said Gilles Pialoux, head of infectious and tropical diseases at Tenon Hospital. “And things are not going to get any better.”

8h13: Two arrests after a secret party in Strasbourg

Two people, suspected of being organizers of a secret party in Strasbourg on January 17, were arrested on Thursday, reports Les Latest Nouvelles d’Alsace.

The police had discovered a secret disco of almost 100 m² inside the room with a room for storing alcohol. Near the scene, around thirty people had been checked for non-compliance with the curfew.

08:07: The English variant represents almost one in ten cases in Île-de-France

The English variant of Covid-19 represents almost 10% of the cases detected in Île-de-France in two weeks, which increases well for a forthcoming “very significant” increase in the number of patients, doctors from Assistance publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP).

“The situation is worrying” and “looks a lot like an exponential”, explains Prof. Bruno Riou, AP-HP crisis medical director, for a “decision as soon as possible” for “new measures, more drastic” than a curfew. “If we do nothing, we will have a wave that could cause our hospitals to overflow,” he warned.

7:52: “The risk of closing the country is the civil disobedience of some”

“From a health perspective, if everyone could be at home, it would be good. But from a political point of view, we are on a slippery slope,” said Christophe Castaner, former interior minister and president of the LREM group. at the assembly in the columns of the Parisian. “The risk of closing the country is civil disobedience to some,” he fears.

7:34: The extent of the historic plunge in the French economy announced on Friday

INSEE published on Friday its first estimate of the extent of the recession that was exposed to the French economy in 2020, a fall that will be historic, and the Covid-19 epidemic has upset the country’s economic activity. However, France should not achieve an 11% fall in the government’s GDP forecast. Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire acknowledged last week that “of course we wanted to do better”, because the second incarceration in November was less punitive than in the spring.

7:31: A secret party in a castle in Hayange

A “secret” party was interrupted by police last Saturday at the Iron Lady’s castle in Hayange in the Moselle, Le Républicain Lorrain indicates. Around twenty people celebrated birthdays there. The evening ended in police custody for the two organizers and the leader.

7:10: No rapid spread of Covid-19, according to a US study

Schools that enforce physical distancing, masking and other health precautions have not seen a rapid spread of coronavirus in them, a US analysis released on Tuesday reveals. The US researchers, who worked for the US Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), reviewed data from studies conducted at schools in three US states and in some European countries.

Their analysis was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

06:26: Washington hopes to have vaccinated all Americans by the end of the summer

The United States wants to order 200 million extra doses of Covid-19 vaccine with the goal of being able to vaccinate the entire American population by the end of the summer.

“We believe that we will soon be able to confirm the purchase of 100 million doses for each of the two vaccines approved by the Norwegian Medicines Agency, Pfizer and Moderna”, which will be in addition to the 200 million doses already ordered from each company. US President Joe Biden said during a speech in the White House.

06:21: Sanofi produces Pfizer vaccine

Sanofi will help Pfizer and BioNTech produce the vaccine against Covid-19 and will package more than 100 million doses intended for the EU by the end of 2021, announced Paul Hudson, Director General of the French laboratory. We explain how the production will be organized by clicking on this link.

? Sanofi wants to help Pfizer and BioNTech package the vaccine: “A first and it’s a source of pride”, Judge Olivier Bogillot, president of @SanofiFR, guest on #RTLMatin with @VenturaAlba

– RTL France (@RTLFrance) January 27, 2021

06:17: Two studies the government expects

“Is the curfew sufficient or not? That is the question we are asking,” sums up an executive adviser. To answer that, the government is waiting to be able to examine the results of two impact studies: one about the curfew at 18.00, the other about the development of variants of the virus, and full data is expected on Friday.

“At this stage” there is “no reason” to take a position on detention, said Minister of Industry Agnès Pannier-Runacher on Tuesday.

06:15: A new defense council

Another Covid-19 defense council is being held at the Elysee Palace on Wednesday. It should not lead to the dreaded announcement of a third inclusion, the government leaves itself a few days to decide on new restrictions that are acceptable to the French.

Information about the last hours

The epidemic is still circulating actively: France registered 352 deaths and 22,086 new cases on Tuesday. Some 3,071 patients are treated in intensive care. In addition, 1184,510 people have now been vaccinated in France. The time between the two doses of the Pfizer vaccine remains for 3 or 4 weeks. A new health defense council will be held on Wednesday. But a new inclusion does not appear to be planned immediately. The management wants to give themselves time to observe the results of the curfew at 18.00. Globally, the milestone of 100 million cases has now been passed. Britain is the first European country to cross the grim threshold of 100,000 deaths.

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