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DIRECT. Covid-19: "I am in favor of removing the curfew", says Valérie Pécresse


The symbolic threshold of 30 million first-time vaccinated was crossed on Saturday, while the French took advantage of their first weekend before

The essential

  • In France, 34 people have died from the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours.

    Since the start of the epidemic, 110,407 people have died from Covid-19 in the country.

  • 12,496 people are hospitalized in France, including 2,110 in critical care.

    The incidence rate is at its lowest since September 1.

  • The symbolic bar of 30 million French people vaccinated with a first dose was reached on Saturday.

  • With the curfew moved to 11 p.m. since Monday, here is the new travel certificate.

  • A new party bringing together hundreds of young people on the Esplanade des Invalides was evacuated by the police on Saturday evening.

Follow the events of the day live:

1:20 p.m.

Questions around a barbecue at the G7


According to the BBC, a beach barbecue was held with G7 leaders on Saturday evening.

Faced with photos which showed that many people were present, Boris Johnson's spokesperson assures us this Sunday that the evening took place "in full compliance with the health rules in force", with less than 30 guests.

13:03. In Moscow: try to win a car by being vaccinated.

The mayor of Moscow, Sergei Sobyanin, announced this Sunday the establishment of a lottery to win a car to encourage its citizens to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, in the face of the increase in new contaminations. This announcement comes the day after Mr. Sobyanin's decision to declare a week off from June 12 to 20 to stem the spread of coronavirus in the Russian capital.

“From June 14 to July 11, citizens who will have their first injection of the Covid-19 vaccine will be able to participate in the lottery to win a car,” said Sergei Sobyanin in a statement published on his official website.

Each week, five cars worth around 1 million rubles (11,500 euros) each will be at stake.


An EMA official suggests dropping the AstraZeneca vaccine.

A senior official from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) believes, in an interview published this Sunday, that it would be better to stop AstraZeneca's vaccine against Covid-19 for all age groups when alternatives are available.

Marco Cavaleri, head of vaccine strategy at EMA, also tells Italian newspaper La Stampa that Johnson & Johnson's vaccine should preferably be used for those over 60 years of age.

Both of these viral vector vaccines have been approved by the European regulator for those over 18, but have been reported to have rare blood clots.

The EU has also authorized two messenger RNA vaccines, those from Pfizer / BioNTech and Moderna.


"If I am re-elected, the Covid debt of companies will be canceled," says Valérie Pécresse.


Euro: the crazy preparation of Spain, turned upside down by the Covid-19.

Deprived of its captain Sergio Busquets and after a preparation turned upside down by the cases of Covid-19, Spain will enter the Euro on Monday (9 p.m.) against Sweden with the objective of reassuring itself on its land, in Seville.

Decidedly, the "Roja" is fond of incredible beginnings in major international competitions.

After sacking his coach Julen Lopetegui two days before the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Spain was this time disturbed by the Covid-19, which was invited into the home stretch of its preparation after having already forced the organizers to postpone the competition for a year.


"We must not relax border surveillance this summer to avoid new variants," explains the president of the Ile-de-France region.


Valérie Pécresse wishes on BFMTV "the abolition of the curfew because the population has been confined for nearly a year".

Valérie Pécresse (@vpecresse) in favor of the end of the curfew but more intransigence on the health protocol

- BFMTV (@BFMTV) June 13, 2021


Schiappa understands “the urge to party” but “the virus is still there”.

The Minister Delegate for Citizenship Marlène Schiappa reminds this Sunday for young people that "the virus is still there", while saying to understand their "desire to party", after two giant evenings at the Invalides in Paris, interrupted by the police.

"The situation is improving, vaccination is progressing, (...), but the virus is still there, the pandemic still exists, so there is a need to respect health measures" explains Ms. Schiappa on Europe 1, stressing "that" there are still 12,000 people at the moment who are hospitalized because they suffer from severe forms of Covid-19 ”.

"I understand and obviously share the desire of these young people and these people to meet and celebrate," she slips before.

“I see how much the youth have made sacrifices.



Foot: Portuguese Cancelo positive for Covid-19 and replaced for the Euro.

The defender of the Portugal team Joao Cancelo has tested positive for Covid-19 and will be replaced by Diogo Dalot in the workforce of the reigning European champions, paid with France in Group F of the Euro, announces this Sunday the Portuguese Football Federation.

Cancelo, Manchester City right-back, was tipped for a starting place in a post where coach Fernando Santos had also called Nelson Semedo (Wolverhampton), who will now compete with Dalot (AC Milan), international Under-21s.

11:26 am.

Brazil: new fine for Jair Bolsonaro, for not wearing a mask


The Brazilian president was fined $ 108 after participating in a biker rally in Sao Paulo on Saturday.

To read here.

10:58 am.

South Africa has vaccinated just over 1% of its population


Lagging behind the rest of the world, South Africa has vaccinated just over 1% of its population.

The African country officially the most affected, South Africa has more than 1.7 million cases, including nearly 58,000 deaths.

Over 9,300 new infections have been identified in the past 24 hours.

10:45 am.

South Africa withdraws two million Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

South Africa, lagging behind in vaccination and which has just entered a third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, announces this Sunday to withdraw two million Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccines, due to "a nonconformity problem ”when manufactured in the United States.

The South African Medicines Agency (Sahpra) said in a statement that it had "taken the decision not to distribute vaccines produced from batches of inappropriate drug components".

10:32 am.

The big E3 video game show kicks off with the images of a new Avatar game.

The world's largest video game trade fair, E3, kicked off online Saturday, celebrating entertainment “that helped us hold on” during the pandemic, unveiling footage from Ubisoft's upcoming Avatar game, and pledging to stand up for it. physically reunite next year.

Electronic Entertainment Expo, which usually turns the Los Angeles Convention Center into a paradise for virtual gaming enthusiasts, was canceled in 2020 due to the spread of Covid-19 and is taking place this year only online.


Health: the CGT and its allies back in the streets Tuesday.

After a series of corporatist mobilizations in recent weeks, nine organizations led by the CGT-Santé are calling for a day of strike and demonstrations on Tuesday, again to demand increases in wages and staff.

Anesthetized by the "Ségur de la santé" then the waves of Covid-19, the anger of caregivers has been slowly waking up for a month.

Strikes followed one another in May, first in the intensive care units and then among nurse anesthetists, operating room nurses, laboratory technicians, or dieticians and pharmacy technicians.

Professions which have nevertheless benefited from the general increase of 183 euros net per month granted to employees of hospitals and nursing homes, both public and private.

9:56 a.m.

“We feel that people are really letting go”: with deconfinement, tattoos are also reinventing themselves.

Desire for a change of life after confinement, memory of a deceased loved one, "impulse" ... With the health crisis, the desires of tattoo enthusiasts have evolved.

Report at the tattoo parlor in Beauvais (Oise), which takes place all weekend.

To read here.


“Three categories of sanctions are possible,” explains Eric Spitz, the Prefect of Pyrénées-Atlantiques.

"There may be sports, criminal and administrative sanctions because this club benefits from significant state aid", specifies the prefect.

9:35 am.

"The failings during the Basque derby will not remain without consequences", declares Eric Spitz, the prefect of Pyrénées-Atlantiques on BFMTV.

"Failure to respect the gauge, absence of health passes, invasion of the stadium, I do not congratulate the leaders of the club who did not keep the commitments made during the Biarritz-Bayonne derby", specifies the prefect.

Read also More than 5,000 spectators, invasion of the field, sale of alcohol ... After the Basque derby, the prefect sees red and grabs the floor

9:22 a.m. "We must rediscover the happiness of a life as before": after months of hiatus, the cruise is having fun again

. Forget the trauma of passengers trapped aboard Covid-infected liners. After several months of forced shutdown, cruises are slowly resuming. In what conditions ? To find out, we embarked alongside French tourists aboard the Belle de l'Adriatique. Our subject to discover here.

9:02 a.m.

"The vaccination will reduce the risk of closing establishments at the start of the school year," according to Professor Fischer


Beyond the "arithmetic" imperative, Professor Fischer also mentions for teenagers - who have a minimal health risk in the face of Covid - an "individual benefit in the social and psychological sense" because "they pay too heavy a price for the pandemic ”with dropping out of school and very heavy psychological impacts for young people deprived of college or high school.

"Vaccination will reduce the risk of closing establishments at the start of the school year, we know that teenagers participate as much as adults in the circulation of the virus, so we have to go," continues the official.

8:40 am.

More than a million employees, profits doubled… with the crisis, Amazon has changed dimension


It is the year of all records for the American giant, the first winner of confinements.

The acquisition of a large part of the rights to French football for its Prime Video service is a new step in its global strategy of winning new customers.

To read here.

8:20 am.

Vaccinate teenagers, "an arithmetic imperative" for Pr Fischer.

The vaccination of minors over 12 years old, which must begin on Tuesday, is an "arithmetic imperative" to approach group immunity against Covid-19, assures Professor Alain Fischer, "Mr. vaccine" of the government, in an interview with the Journal du Dimanche.

"The idea of ​​vaccinating teenagers instead of reluctant adults is ethically unacceptable" but "opening Tuesday to teenagers is justified" because "it is an arithmetic imperative: to achieve group immunity, it is necessary to vaccinate 90% of 12 to 100 year olds;

so that it will remain out of reach even by vaccinating almost all adults, ”he says.

The government announced on June 2 that young people between the ages of 12 and 18 could be vaccinated from June 15.

8:16 am.

Argentina limits air traffic for fear of new variants.

The Argentine government orders new restrictions on international air traffic for fear of the entry into the country of variants of Covid-19, including the Delta initially detected in India.

The new arrangements reduce air frequencies with Europe and suspend destinations like Turkey and African countries.

7:59 am.

It is not only the Covid in the life of Olivier Véran.

Mobilized full time for more than a year on the front of the epidemic, the Minister of Health would now like to assert his skills on other subjects, with a view to the presidential election and beyond ...

Read also Olivier Véran, the Minister of Covid-19, wants to exist differently

7:50 a.m.

Another big party for young people at the Invalides, the police intervened.

The police intervened on Saturday evening, more than an hour before the curfew, to disperse hundreds of young revelers gathered for the second consecutive evening on the Esplanade des Invalides in Paris.

PARIS - New #ProjetX evening at the #Invalides: the police are issuing summons.

No effect in participants.


- Clément Lanot (@ClementLanot) June 12, 2021

The police, intervened for "non-compliance with health rules", were the "target of throwing projectiles," said the police headquarters on Twitter.

According to images posted on social networks, a private car was surrounded by a crowd of young people and degraded.

The police headquarters announced on Twitter that three people had been arrested at 11 p.m.

#Invalides |

The esplanade was evacuated by the police.

➡️ At 11 p.m., 0⃣3⃣ people arrested.

- Police Prefecture (@prefpolice) June 12, 2021

Friday evening between 1,500 and 2,000 young people had already gathered on the huge lawn of the Invalides, after the announcement on the networks of a "Project X" evening.

The police intervened around 11 p.m. and had already been the target of projectiles, according to a police source.

There had been no arrests or injuries on Friday evening.

7.40 am.

34 new deaths in France in the last 24 hours.

Since the start of the epidemic, 110,407 people have died from Covid-19 in the country.


The threshold of 30 million vaccinated French people crossed.

More precisely, that of the French who received at least one dose of vaccine.

Prime Minister Jean Castex was responsible for announcing the good news on social networks.

"To all those who have not yet been vaccinated, doses are available near you at http: //santé.fr", he writes.

✅ Objective achieved!

Thank you to all those who are mobilizing for vaccination: it is thanks to you that we will win the battle against the virus.

For those who have not yet been vaccinated, doses are available near you at

- Jean Castex (@JeanCASTEX) June 12, 2021

7:30 am.

Castex cut off in its tracks.

The Prime Minister was launched on a tour of travel in support of the majority candidates for the regional ones.

Contact case, he is for the moment in solitary confinement.

But he hopes to quickly resume the campaign to show that he knows how to wet the jersey during an election period.

7:25 am.

How 100,000 people under 55 received AstraZeneca despite recommendations


Since mid-March, doctors and pharmacists have continued to vaccinate people with AstraZeneca who were no longer supposed to receive this product.

Our exclusive information to read here.

7:20 a.m.

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Source: leparis

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