France Warns That Two Very Sensitive Months Are Coming
France warns that “two very sensitive months” are coming in the pandemic.
The French Government will accelerate vaccination before the appearance of new variants of the virus and rules out putting a date on the reopening of the hotel business.
The Prime Minister of France, Jean Castex, has assured this Saturday that the French Government will do “everything possible” to guarantee vaccines to the population as soon as possible given the appearance of new variants of coronavirus, more contagious. ”
We are facing a month, a month and a half, two very sensitive months ” due to the variants of the coronavirus, the prime minister explained during a visit with restaurateurs in Saint-Éloi.
As for the reopening of the hotel industry, yet to be defined, the prime minister has declared his intention to be prepared for the day when “we can press the button” of the reopening, he has made known in statements collected by ‘Le Figaro’.
Questioned by the president of the urban community of Guéret, Eric Correia, about the intermittent opening of entertainment centers, Castex invited the population ” to take a walk through Germany and Italy to see what they compensate for . ”
For his part, the Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, stressed that 220,000 people have been vaccinated this Saturday, more than double that of last Saturday, after the record number of 250,000 inoculations was achieved on Friday.
In the Paris region alone there are more than a hundred vaccination centers that have passed through those older than 75 years, more prone to developing severe forms of the disease. The government’s goal is to achieve 10 million first injections by mid-April, 20 million by mid-May and 30 million by summer. Currently less than 3.4 million French people have received at least one dose.
Regarding the numbers of those affected, the French health authorities have reported 23,306 new cases of coronavirus this Saturday, a figure practically identical to that of Friday, and 173 confirmed deaths from the disease in the last 24 hours, below the 239 on Friday. In total, 88,470 people have lost their lives due to COVID-19 in France, which now totals 3,882,408 accumulated cases.