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Coronavirus: "We must expect difficult decisions", warns Gérald Darmanin


The Minister of the Interior mentioned the track of the reconfinement, explaining that it was necessary to "ask questions to save human lives".

Reconfinement imminent?

The Defense Council is due to work on Tuesday October 27 and Wednesday October 28 on the measures to be adopted to stem the resumption of the coronavirus epidemic in France.

Invited on France Inter Tuesday, Gérald Darmanin warned that it was necessary to

"expect difficult decisions"

in the coming days.

"I believe that the options are on the table, but I do not know them all,"

said the Minister of the Interior.

According to our information, the preferred hypothesis would be to set the curfew on weekdays earlier and couple it to confinement at weekends.

Read also: Coronavirus: the three scenarios of the executive facing the second wave

"Do not leave health workers alone"

"Ireland, Wales, Madrid, part of the United States are reconfiguring ... We must ask ourselves questions to save human lives



explained Gerald Darmanin.

The Minister of the Interior believes that the executive must ensure the

"protection of the most vulnerable among us: the elderly, people with respiratory problems"

, despite

"very important economic activity".

The Minister of the Interior also recalled that it was not necessary

"not to leave health personnel alone"

while hospitals are filling up again.

While the government is regularly accused of not having given more resources to the health system for a second wave, Gérald Darmanin replied that France had

"created 15% more beds in resuscitation"


"Which was a challenge,"

said the Minister of the Interior.

As for the curfew, the Minister of the Interior assured that the restrictive measure applied since October 17 was

"very well respected where it was decided"



There are 12,000 police and gendarmes who monitor half of the territory that is caught in this curfew and there were only 14,000 PV

", he said.


This proves that the French respect



concluded Gérald Darmanin.

Source: lefigaro

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