The milestone of 40 million first-time vaccinated was crossed on Monday.
In all, 40.2 million French people have received at least one dose of the vaccine.
33.6 million have a complete vaccination schedule.
Hospitalizations are on the rise.
7,079 patients are now treated for Covid in hospitals, against 6,843 this Sunday and 7,041 last Monday.
Of these, 952 are in critical care.
Wearing a mask outdoors is once again compulsory on the Basque coast and in Hérault.
From this Tuesday, in Haute-Corse, gatherings of more than 10 people are prohibited from 9 p.m., at the beach as in public spaces.
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The budget maintained thanks to the Covid.
The pandemic has allowed the Elysée to maintain its budget for 2020, mainly due to the sharp decrease in presidential travel.
Easy access in Algeria.
Despite an increase in contamination, Algeria decides to abolish the mandatory quarantine of travelers.
They will only have to present a negative test of less than 36 hours and carry out an antigen test on their arrival on the spot.
The details can be read here.
New restrictions in the South.
Wearing a mask is once again compulsory outdoors and during the day in most municipalities on the Basque coast, until August 31.
This measure also concerns the vast majority of the municipalities of Hérault (only six are exceptions), until August 15.
The United States remains closed
The White House announces that the US borders will not reopen to foreign travelers, even if they are vaccinated.
The cause invoked: the progression of the Delta variant in the world.
Conversely, last June, the European Union decided to open up to Americans on condition that they be vaccinated or tested.
But the converse is therefore still not true.
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