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23,996 new cases were identified in 24 hours in France on Saturday, raising the average over the past week to 21,840 per day.
There are also 186 new deaths in hospital within 24 hours.
The inhabitants of the coast of the Alpes-Maritimes and those of the urban community of Dunkirk are living their first reconfigured weekend, until Monday morning 6 am.
Twenty other departments are under reinforced surveillance and Jean Castex calls in particular for a strengthening of controls.
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine has been authorized in the United States, while the European Medicines Agency plans to pronounce on this product in March.
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Sunday reconfigured in Nice and Dunkirk.
The coast of the Alpes-Maritimes as well as the urban community of the city of the North are living their first reconfigured weekend.
Saturday, the Niçois rather well respected the measure, even if a certain number had preferred to leave in the hinterland or in a neighboring territory before the weekend.
Our report can be read here.
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine validated in the United States.
Unsurprisingly, the United States Medicines Agency (FDA) is granting emergency clearance for Johnson & Johnson's vaccine against Covid-19 for people aged 18 and over.
Stored at refrigerator temperatures, it joins those of Pfizer / BioNTech and Moderna in the huge vaccination campaign in the United States, where the pandemic has killed more than 500,000.
“This is great news for all Americans, and an encouraging step in our efforts to end the crisis.
[…] But we cannot let our guard down or take it for granted that victory is inevitable, ”reacts Joe Biden.
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