the English variant was identified in the department

“The British variant was identified for the first time in the department,” said David Philot. He brings up the case of a family infected by one of his family, and returns from England.

Or? “I do not want to give a geographical indication for not stigmatizing a territory”, comments the prefect. There had been no quarantine? “We do not know all the details,” says David Philot. But we knew that the variant would not stop at the border with Jura ”.

The Minister of Health Olivier Véran explained on Thursday 27 January that the circulation of this variant could lead to a third inclusion. “We are awaiting national decisions,” comments the prefect. In Jura, the health situation remains stable.