Saturday, they will need a certificate again to leave.
Faced with the Covid-19 epidemic which is not slowing down and the tension in hospitals, the inhabitants of Pas-de-Calais will be confined at the weekend, thus joining the agglomeration of Dunkirk and the Alpes-Maritimes.
In this department, where hospitals are saturated, the government has proposed confinement for the next three weekends, in consultation with elected officials who were the first to demand strong measures.
"We are making this effort for three weekends but we want our due for vaccines," said the LR mayor of Calais Nathalie Bouchart, believing that the department had been "under-staffed".
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For their part, the inhabitants do not understand this decision.
“There are miles and miles of space, we can walk around without being stuck in each other.
There is still not the crowd that there is in Paris.
I find that this is not normal, ”Serge loses his temper.
“It's complicated, really super complicated,” says a shopkeeper.
I open on Saturdays and Sundays, plus Sunday, it's Grandmothers Day, I was hoping to work on Saturday, ”she regrets.