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The health pass in operation, Pegasus and floods in China: the information to remember this afternoon

2021-07-21T10:11:39.217Z

Here are the highlights of the news selected for you this Wednesday, July 21. The info not to be missed From today, you will have to prepare your supporting documents. The health pass - which depends on a complete vaccination or a recent negative test - is now necessary to go to the cinema, to the museum or to sports establishments, when they bring together more than 50 people. A measure announced by Emmanuel Macron on July 12 in order to limit a fourth wave of the epidemi



The info not to be missed

From today, you will have to prepare your supporting documents.

The health pass - which depends on a complete vaccination or a recent negative test - is now necessary to go to the cinema, to the museum or to sports establishments, when they bring together more than 50 people.

A measure announced by Emmanuel Macron on July 12 in order to limit a fourth wave of the epidemic, in particular caused by the Delta variant, which is more contagious.

With 18,000 contaminations in 24 hours, "we have an increase in the circulation of the virus of around 150% over a week: we have never experienced this", alerted the Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, on Tuesday.

Read also Covid-19: everything that changes this Wednesday with the extension of the health pass

After a Defense Council on Wednesday morning, Prime Minister Jean Castex will speak on the 1 p.m. TV news on TF1 to detail the application of the health pass.

He could also announce new local restrictions, a possibility also mentioned by Emmanuel Macron on July 12.

What to also remember

  • Pegasus: Emmanuel Macron potentially spied on.

    The French president is on the list of potential targets of the Pegasus software, used by some states to spy on personalities, according to revelations from Le Monde and Radio France, the network of journalists Forbidden Stories, and the NGO Amnesty International.

    Edouard Philippe and his wife are also concerned, as well as Jean-Yves Le Drian, Christophe Castaner, Gérald Darmanin, Bruno Le Maire and François de Rugy.

  • Severe flooding in China.

    The country is facing torrential rains that have killed at least 16 people, most of them in the metro in Zhengzhou, a city of 10 million people 700 kilometers south of Beijing.

    In three days, the city received the equivalent of a year of rain.

    As of Wednesday morning, no less than 200,000 inhabitants had to be evacuated, announced the town hall, specifying that 36,000 people were "affected" by the floods.

    The army was also called in reinforcements.

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Floods in China: Zhengzhou submerged, deaths in the metro ...

  • NBA: the Milwaukee Bucks crowned for the second time in their history.

    The American basketball team won a second NBA title on Tuesday 50 years after its first, winning at home against the Phoenix Suns (105-98) after a tough and contested game.

    She benefited in particular from the unwavering involvement of Greek winger Giannis Antetokounmpo, twice voted best player in the league (MVP), in 2019 and 2020, who achieved one of the most striking performances in history. of the NBA, with 50 points, 14 rebounds and 5 blocks in the end.

The unexpected info

They came close to disaster. A year ago, two planes almost collided on a runway at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport, near Paris. In question, a slip of the air traffic controller, who had given the same name of runway to a plane which wanted to take off, and to another which landed. Fortunately, the plane during landing realized the error, and took off again in the air before committing any damage. The incident is told, minute by minute, in a report from the Bureau of Investigation and Analysis (BEA), published on Monday.

Source: leparis

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