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Covid-19 in Overseas, back-to-school allowance and Teddy Riner in bronze: the information to remember this afternoon

2021-07-30T10:30:54.529Z

Here are the highlights of the news that we have selected this Friday, July 30. The info not to be missed Overseas France will renew with the certificate on Saturday. Containment has been decided in Martinique and Reunion in order to contain the spread of Covid-19. It will start on both islands this Saturday, and will however allow free movement within a radius of 10 kilometers, a distance beyond which it will be necessary to justify its displacement. Measures to which is ad



The info not to be missed

Overseas France will renew with the certificate on Saturday.

Containment has been decided in Martinique and Reunion in order to contain the spread of Covid-19.

It will start on both islands this Saturday, and will however allow free movement within a radius of 10 kilometers, a distance beyond which it will be necessary to justify its displacement.

Measures to which is added an advanced curfew at 7 p.m. for Martinique (from Friday) and 6 p.m. for Reunion (Saturday).

The situation in the Overseas Territories is critical. Prime Minister Jean Castex even defined it on Thursday as "dramatic". In Martinique, the incidence rate has reached more than 1,000 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, and hospitalizations are rising. In Reunion, the prefect noted an "unprecedented exponential epidemic growth". In Guadeloupe, where the state of health emergency has been declared, the incidence rate is climbing, again raising fears of a tightening of measures. The situation overseas is all the more worrying as vaccination coverage is much lower.

The first three patients hospitalized due to Covid-19 in Martinique, where hospital services are saturated, will be transferred to Paris on Saturday by a medical flight, announced the director of the CHU of Fort-de-France.

The army will send "around 40 to 50 military medical specialists (doctors, nurses, resuscitators, etc.) and logisticians" to the island, "in the coming days".

What to also remember

  • The re-entry allowance will soon be paid.

    This financial aid which

    concerns three million families will be paid on Tuesday, August 17.

    Its amount varies from 370 euros to 404 euros, depending on the age of the children and the income conditions of the household.

    As a reminder, the back-to-school allowance is granted for each child enrolled in an establishment or with a public or private educational institution, from the age of 6 to 18 years.

  • Teddy Riner consoles himself with bronze.

    The French champion, winner of his fight for third place against the Japanese Hisayoshi Harasawa after having previously been beaten in the quarter-finals, took the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics tournament, in the over 100 kg category.

    He thus adds a fourth medal to his Olympic collection after his two golds and bronze in 2008 in Beijing.

  • A dark weekend on the roads, according to Smart Bison.

    It is the beginning of the holidays for the Augustans. Friday is classified orange in the direction of departures as in that of returns, according to Bison Smart. Notice to drivers, avoid taking the car on Saturday: the day is scheduled black in the direction of departures, and orange in the direction of returns except in the South-East, where it will be red. Likewise, Sunday will be classified orange in both directions.

  • A car hits a terrace in Paris, the driver on the run.

    A vehicle struck a terrace in the 17th arrondissement of Paris on Thursday evening, causing one death and six injuries, including one serious, shortly before 11 p.m.

    It is a public highway accident caused by a refusal of priority, according to a police source.

    The driver who fled on foot is still wanted by the police.

The unexpected info

The Arc de Triomphe must be packed according to the plans of the artist Christo.

AFP / André Grossmann 

The Arc de Triomphe soon packed! A strange spectacle has been going on for several days at Place de l'Étoile in Paris. Workers are busy "packing" the Arc de Triomphe. As planned, on September 18, the entire monument will be hidden under yards of fabric. As imagined by the artist Christo, who died on May 31, 2020, at the age of 84. An extraordinary posthumous work for the man who, with his wife and alter ego Jeanne-Claude (died in 2009), had already caused a sensation in Paris by packing the Pont Neuf in 1985.

Source: leparis

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