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DIRECT. Covid-19: second Ramadan under restrictions and fear of new contamination

2021-04-13T05:20:21.413Z

As France is hit by a violent third wave and approaches 100,000 dead, the holy month of the Muslim religion is d



The essential ⤵️

  • In France, 385 deaths from the new coronavirus have been recorded in the past 24 hours.

    In total, more than 99,163 people have died since the start of the epidemic.

  • Hospital pressure continues to increase in France with 31,262 Covid-19 patients and 5,916 patients in critical care.

  • Vaccination has been extended in France since Monday to over 55s, without conditions.

  • In France, 11,030,780 people received at least one injection and 3,833,501 people received two injections.

  • The executive chooses to maintain departmental and regional elections in June that Jean Castex will defend in Parliament on Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • Globally, the pandemic has killed nearly 3 million people in just over a year.

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7:06 am.

The British variant does not cause more severe forms, according to two studies.

Two studies published on Tuesday affirm that the "British" variant of the coronavirus does not cause more serious forms of Covid-19, contrary to the conclusions of previous research, but confirm that it is much more contagious than the previous strains .

6:45 a.m.

Second Ramadan under restrictions.

Many Muslim countries are entering the period of Ramadan this Tuesday, darkened for the second year in a row by the pandemic, which has already killed a million people in Europe.

The holy month of the Muslim religion will take place, from this Tuesday or Wednesday depending on the country, between health restrictions and fears of new contamination, especially under the effect of its traditional festive meals at the end of the day of fasting.

Ramadan fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam.

During this month, Muslims must in particular refrain from eating and drinking from sunrise to sunset.

In the most populous country in the Arab world, Egypt (more than 100 million inhabitants), Ramadan begins this Tuesday and, often neglecting the wearing of masks or physical distancing, the Cairenes were busy in numbers on Monday in their latest purchases.

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: Ramadan will begin Tuesday in France, confirms the Mosque of Paris.

6:40 am.

Regional: why the government abandons the idea of ​​postponing the elections.

A majority of mayors consulted by the government since last weekend are in favor of maintaining the elections in two months.

Jean Castex will also defend this position this Tuesday in the Assembly.

Our subject to discover here.

6:35 am.

385 new deaths in France in the last 24 hours.

In total, more than 99,163 people have died since the start of the epidemic.

6.30 a.m.

5,916 patients in critical care in France.

According to the latest figures from Public Health France,

31,262 people are currently hospitalized because of Covid-19 in France.

That is 2,172 more people than the day before.

5,916 patients are currently in critical care - which includes intensive care units, intensive care units and continuous monitoring units - which corresponds to 492 new admissions in 24 hours.

6:20 am.

A definitive exit from the crisis "rather for 2022

",

estimates Delfraissy.

While Emmanuel Macron mentions mid-May for the start of the crisis, Jean-François Delfraissy, president of the Scientific Council, remains cautious.

"I see a definitive exit from the crisis rather for 2022," said the immunologist, interviewed by TF1.

"We will probably have significant viral circulation again in the fall, but we will have a large vaccinated population," he explains.

6:10 am.

Good morning all.

Welcome to this live dedicated to news related to the Covid-19 pandemic this Tuesday, April 13, 2021.

Source: leparis

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