The essential :
- The mask becomes compulsory in certain areas of Paris and Île-de-France from Monday. "A useful measure", for many concerned.
- More than 722,000 people have died from Covid-19 around the world. Nearly 19.5 million contaminations have been officially recorded.
- Brazil has its dead, and they are more than 100,000. Three million people have also been infected.
»The events to remember this Sunday, August 9:
8:15 am. Minus one. Within one minute, passengers on a Nice-Oslo flight avoided quarantine. The plane landed nine minutes early but ... arrived one minute after France had entered the list of countries at risk for the Covid-19 epidemic in Norway. Story.
8:10 am. A large slaughterhouse stopped in Denmark because of a large active outbreak. Danish meat giant Danish Crown announced on Saturday that it had shut down a large slaughterhouse in Denmark, due to a major outbreak approaching 150 cases of Covid-19 among employees at this site.
7:55 am. New Zealand: 100 days without any new cases of coronavirus. New Zealand reached the hundred-day mark this Sunday without any new coronavirus contamination, even if health authorities have warned that it was out of the question to lower their guard. There are currently 23 cases of people carrying Covid-19 in the Oceania archipelago but they have all been detected at the border, on entering the country, and are in quarantine.
7.45 a.m. A reusable and more comfortable made in France mask. In Brittany, Guillaume Turbec has developed the Neeobreath, a model based on Neoprene, a material used for diving suits. Reportage.
7:35. Demonstration in Vienna for the nightlife. About 5,000 people demonstrated in Vienna on Saturday to demand increased financial support for the nightlife and relaxation of regulations aimed at stemming the Covid-19 pandemic.
7:25 am. More than 100,000 dead in Brazil. Brazil crossed the milestone of 100,000 deaths from the coronavirus and three million people infected on Saturday, according to the latest report from the Ministry of Health.
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7.20 am. Chile too. Chile also crossed the milestone of 10,000 deaths due to the new coronavirus on Saturday, five months after the appearance of the first case in this Latin American country, one of the most affected in the region, announced the Minister of Health .
7:15 am. South Africa exceeds 10,000 coronavirus deaths. The country has passed the milestone of 10,000 deaths since the epidemic appeared there in March, the South African Ministry of Health announced on Saturday.
7:10. Trump decrees a new plan to help Americans. Criticized for his management of the pandemic, President Donald Trump unveiled on Saturday a new aid plan by decree for the millions of Americans threatened with eviction from their homes and stricken with unemployment, for lack of agreement in Congress. "Enough, we are going to save American jobs and come to the aid of American workers," the billionaire said at a press conference at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey.
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