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Covid-19: only 41.9% of nursing home professionals are vaccinated, according to Public Health France ...

2021-06-21T22:27:25.803Z

End of the mask outside, lifting of the curfew at 11 p.m. Sunday, concerts in bars and restaurants for the Music Festival ...



The essential

  • In France, 56 people have died from the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours.

    A total of 110,663 people have lost their lives since the start of the epidemic.

  • The rapid decline continues in the country with 11,114 people hospitalized, including 1,799 in critical care.

  • In France, the obligation to wear a mask outside ended Thursday, including in schoolyards.

    The 11 p.m. curfew will be lifted on Sunday.

  • For the Fête de la musique, "mini-concerts will be possible in bars and restaurants", announces Roselyne Bachelot.

  • Globally, the pandemic has killed at least 3.8 million people.

Follow the events of the day live:

6:45 am.

81% of nursing home residents vaccinated, according to new estimates.

81.1% of nursing home residents are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, but only 41.9% of professionals in these establishments, according to new data published by Public Health France (SpF).

The health agency had stopped publishing these indicators for several weeks, having found that they were overestimated.

"Nursing home residents are not identified as such in the Vaccine Covid database", which documents the vaccination campaign in France, recalls Sophie Vaux, epidemiologist at SpF, during an online press point.

Also, any dose injected into a nursing home to a person over 65 was counted as the vaccination of a nursing home resident.

But outside workers or residents' spouses were able to benefit from an injection to avoid throwing a vial, she continued.

Some establishments thus had vaccination coverage rates greater than 100%.

6:40 am.

Music Festival: "Mini-concerts will be possible in bars and restaurants," announces Roselyne Bachelot.

The Minister of Culture also announces that the health protocol is relaxed because it originally provided for concerts only outdoors.

6:35 am. Details on the regulations for wearing a mask in Paris.

In a press release, the police headquarters indicates that wearing a mask will be compulsory in the capital on markets and in second-hand shops. It will also be used for all gatherings of people of all kinds on public roads, whether they are protest or festive gatherings. But also in public transport queues and in front of schools and universities, at entry and exit times, as well as in front of places of worship. Finally, the mask must be worn in the queues that are formed outside (cinema, entrance to a store).

Wearing a mask outdoors is no longer compulsory except in certain circumstances.

The Prefect of Police specifies the conditions for reducing the obligation to wear a mask outside in Paris.


More info ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/Kgcuh4h1Lp

- Police Prefecture (@prefpolice) June 17, 2021

6.30 a.m.

56 new deaths in France in the last 24 hours.

A total of 110,663 people have lost their lives since the start of the epidemic.

6:25 am.

Hospital pressure continues to decrease.

11,114 people are hospitalized for Covid-19, including 1,799 in critical care.

6:20 am.

End of wearing masks outdoors and curfews: how Macron decided to lift the constraints

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The president ruled during the Health Defense Council: wearing a mask is no longer compulsory outdoors since Thursday and the curfew will no longer be implemented from Sunday, June 20.

Behind the scenes of a decision that had been germinating for several days.

6:10 am.

Good morning all.

Welcome to this live dedicated to the news of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Source: leparis

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