The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

Covid-19: the mask back outdoors in Savoie and the Hautes-Alpes


After the Atlantic coast, the high mountain departments are taking measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. In the

In order to counter a "rapid deterioration" of the epidemic situation, the prefects of Savoie and Hautes-Alpes announced in turn on Friday the return of the compulsory mask outside in areas with "high attendance".

# Covid19 |

The @ Prefet73 issued a decree to curb the spread of the virus

➡️ Wearing a mask mandatory outdoors in the busiest areas

➡️ Prohibition of alcohol consumption on public roads

Details: pic / sWgkRuwgCt

- Prefect of Savoy (@ Prefet73) July 30, 2021

The incidence rate is 242 per 100,000 inhabitants in Savoy (against 206 nationally), notes the prefecture in a press release, "which represents a 36% increase in the number of new cases in one week".

In hospitals, 43 people are hospitalized for Covid-19, including 3 in intensive care, add the authorities.

Limit alcohol consumption

Wearing a mask is now compulsory during all outdoor events of more than 10 people, markets and flea markets and in the queues of stadiums, performance halls, stations, cafes and restaurants.

It also concerns the city center of Chambéry, Albertville, Aix-les-Bains, on the shores of Lac du Bourget and Chanaz.

Alcohol consumption outside “off terraces” is also prohibited in Chambéry and Aix-les-Bains.

The Hautes-Alpes prefecture announced similar measures on Friday afternoon because "there is still time to act" in the face of "worrying but not alarmist" figures with an incidence rate of 140, indicated Cédric Verline, the secretary general of the prefecture, during a press conference.

To read also Covid-19: fall the mask ... it is finally not for now

In this department, the wearing of the mask will be compulsory from Saturday July 31, until August 31, on the places of "high concentration of people" (markets, festival ...), but not permanently in the centers. city ​​as in Savoy.

This new obligation does not apply to places and events where the health pass is compulsory at the entrance.

The prefecture has also taken measures to limit alcohol consumption on public roads and to ban occasional refreshments that sell alcohol. The prefect of Haute-Savoie, as in many tourist departments affected by a sharp increase in the number of contaminations, had taken similar measures Thursday.

Source: leparis

All life articles on 2021-07-30

You may like

News/Politics 2021-08-17T17:18:30.591Z

Trends 24h

Life/Entertain 2021-09-26T18:59:26.598Z


© Communities 2019 - Privacy