France increased 927 cases in two days! 8 new cluster infections! Or start a partial blockade! Must I wear a mask in the office?
Paris, July 15 (Lu Jia) As of the evening of the 15th, 173,304 patients were diagnosed with New Coronary Pneumonia in France, and 416 cases were added within 24 hours. In view of the absence of data updates on National Day, the total number of new patients added on the two days 927 cases; 30,120 patients died and 482 were severe patients. The French General Administration of Health announced the addition of 8 cluster infections. Since May 9, the total number of cluster infections has reached 386.
[Must wear masks early? 】
French President Macron said in a television interview on the 14th that the French can be proud of the country,”We have controlled the virus and restored almost normal life.” Macron recalled The government has adopted the most radical and comprehensive restriction measures, which have had a wide-ranging impact. He did not want the country to repeat this situation, and was making every effort to adopt a differentiated response, and to isolate it as much as possible in the second wave of the outbreak. For example, in Australia or India, certain cities or communities were isolated during local outbreaks.
Macron announced on the 14th that from August 1st, the scope of mandatory masks will be expanded from the public transportation system to all closed public places. French Prime Minister Jean Castex further emphasized on the 15th that in order to prepare for a possible outbreak, it must be expanded Wear masks and strengthen virus screening to avoid re-implementing strict and extensive restrictions.”We now know what the price is.”
French government spokesman Gabriel Atal Attal) even said that although President Macron gave the”August 1″ guidance date, the mandatory wearing of masks in closed public places”may be realized sooner.” According to him, the relevant legal and technical work is currently underway and the decree will be announced shortly.
[Do you also need to wear a mask in the office? ]
According to the latest regulations, France will require the public to wear masks in”closed public places”, but the specific place is still unclear. French health authorities said that this point will be clarified soon.
At present, France’s public transportation system, museums, monuments, places of worship, stadiums, etc. have required the public to wear masks. The public areas of hotels, theaters, and movie theaters have also been affected. Shops have the right to require customers to wear Masks.
According to the medical profession, it is best to wear a mask in”all enclosed spaces for the public” to protect yourself from infection, whether it is a store, banquet hall or office, that is to say including administrative agencies and private Enterprises, but excluding parks, gardens and other outdoor places.
The most controversial question is whether this measure will involve offices that are not open to the public but have many employees. Some experts believe that it should be so in accordance with scientific logic. In theory, the concept of”closed public places” is all places except home and outdoor.
[Prime Minister announces a series of recovery plans]
French Prime Minister Jean Cass In a general policy speech at the National Assembly on the 15th, Thai said that on the 17th, a support plan for young people will be discussed. The main goal is to”promote employment for all companies under the age of 25 and working for less than one year. Provide special labor cost reductions.”
Furthermore, the cost of dining in the university cafeteria for students receiving scholarships will be reduced to 1 euro. The government will also take measures to support economically unstable groups, and this year’s school allowance will be increased by an additional 100 euros.
Jean Caste assured that President Macron’s pledge of 100 billion euros on the 14th”will cover all major economic sectors and all regions.” He also hopes to allocate 40 billion euros to revive the industry.
Ecological issues will be the subject of a wide-ranging plan, including a”Future Town” plan, which will become a powerful accelerator for ecological transformation. Jean Castel said,”This government hopes to win the battle of climate, nature protection and biodiversity.” In addition, the French government will also propose a comprehensive bicycle development plan.
Jean Castel said the government pays close attention to dividends paid by companies that received aid during the crisis. Companies that have received assistance under the economic recovery plan, or within the framework of the long-term”part-time unemployment” plan, will be required to reduce the dividend distribution.
When it comes to security, Jean Caste believes that the fight against various forms of radical Islamism is still one of the government’s”primary concerns.” A bill against separatism will In January, it was proposed to prevent certain groups from carrying out separatist activities”on the basis of race or religious belief.”
[France’s economic situation is improving? 】
Data from the French Institute of Statistics and Economics (Insee) shows that the number of start-ups rebounded sharply in June this year and has returned to the level before the epidemic crisis. After the number of start-ups increased by 59.6%in May, it increased again by 38.2%in June. Among them, the largest increase was in accommodation and catering enterprises, an increase of 75.3%.
The French Employer Association (Medef) hopes that the economic stimulus plan proposed by President Macron on the 14th at least 100 billion euros will be implemented quickly so that all French entrepreneurs can see the results as soon as possible to support the economic recovery, Instead of staying on paper.
According to the latest data released by the Eurostat, industrial production in the euro zone rose again in May, up 12.4%compared with April, and France increased by 20%, making it one of the fastest growing countries.
[National Day, traditional riot upgrade]
July 14th On the night of National Day, riots broke out in many areas of Paris, and police and firefighters were mobilized to intervene, but the police station did not publish the number of accidents and data on arrests and detentions.
At 19:48 that night, the apartment on the first floor of a residential building on the rue Paul-Bourget in the Porte d’Italie in Paris’s 13th district was burnt. Hit, causing a fire. Eight fire battalions dispatched 50 firefighters and 20 fire trucks to fight the fire. The fire quickly spread, but no casualties were caused.
Place des Olympiades in the 13th district of Paris, Porte de Vanves in the 14th district and rue Vercingétorix in the 14th district, Modigliani in the 15th district (Place Modigliani) There were riots in other places, some young people lit fireworks, threw incinerators, burned trash bins, and clashed with law enforcement officials. At 20:20 in the evening, on the rue du Colonel-Pierre-Avia in the 15th district, a Paris Mass Transit (RATP) driver was violently attacked by two men and thrown In tear gas, the bus was also thrown with incendiary bombs, and the victim’s arm was burned and taken to Georges Pompidou Hospital.
In the 19th arrondissement of Paris, some young people, especially those on motorcycles, clashed with the police. Shortly after midnight, on the rue de l’Orme, behind the boulevard Serrurier The young man who drove past threw incendiary bombs at the CRS. Three hours later, the Anti-Crime Brigade in Paris 10 arrested the perpetrators and seized a large amount of incendiary materials in the car. The Republican Guard has filed a complaint. At around 3 am on the 15th, the explosions of incendiary sounded through Locksmiths Avenue and General Brunet Avenue (avenue du général Brunet). In the 20th district of Paris, an apartment and a parking lot on rue Pelleport caught fire, and three cars were burned.
Seine-Saint-Denis, a suburb of Paris, is also a place of riots. There have been two consecutive nights of fire and attacks, and 94 people have been arrested. On the evening of the 14th, the police seized 60″mortars” in the trunk of a driver in Saint-Denis. Four policemen in Montreuil were injured.
It is reported that companies near the Saint-Denis highway and the Neuilly-sur-Marne police station have been targeted by mortar attacks. According to a policeman, from From 23 pm to 3 am, there were gunshots everywhere in the three security-sensitive neighborhoods of Montreuil, and the”mortar” used by criminals this year was more powerful.”They fired at a distance of 150 meters and could fire seven. Up to eight fireballs, there was only one fireball before.”
[Is the rebound in neighboring countries affecting France? 】
Next door to France, Luxembourg and Spain Catalonia (Catalogne) Infection data has risen slightly, but experts believe there is no major risk to the French border.
According to the French health authorities, despite the increase in the number of cases in Luxembourg, there is no sign of a resurgence of the epidemic in the Grand-Est region of France, although the spread of the virus has not disappeared. At the same time, Belgium, which borders Luxembourg, decided to classify Luxembourg as an”orange region”, which means that people from Luxembourg to Belgium must”be vigilant.”
So, is Belgium doing too much, or is France not doing enough? Stéphane Gayet, an infectious disease scientist at the Strasbourg Medical Center in France, said that despite the slight rebound in the neighbouring Luxembourg epidemic, there are still few cases on the French side. Moreover, Luxembourg has carried out a large-scale test, the more tests, the higher the case data.
The same situation occurred in the Occitanie region of France, which borders Catalonia, Spain. Despite the recent surge in cases in Lérida, a city a few kilometers from Barcelona in Catalonia, the French public health department estimates in its latest report,”The virus infection rate in the entire Oxitani region is still very high low”.
Milcea Sofonea, an epidemiologist at the University of Montpellier in France, said,”The Lleida region is located on the edge of the Pyrenees Mountains and has no direct border with France. And Even if the cluster-infected areas of Spain are only a few kilometers away from the border, if they are managed properly, it is not necessarily worrying.”
However, the weekly report of the health agency in the French region of Occitane warns that in Two cluster infections occurred in Gard and Haute-Garonne. The seasonal workers involved mainly spoke Spanish. Professor Mircia Sofania believes that these places may have inadequate sanitary measures or have not been properly followed.
According to Luxembourg media, there are about 200,000 border workers in Luxembourg, many of whom live in Moselle and Meurthe-et-Moselle in France French. However, according to data from the French public health department, most of the current cluster infections in the large eastern region of France are in nursing homes, and have nothing to do with French people working in Luxembourg.
According to the French Empruntis loan brokerage agency, France 7 Monthly mortgage interest rates fell by 0.1%to 0.15%compared to the previous month, and in some cases even fell by 0.3%, close to the lowest level in history. The current average interest rate is 1.2%for 15 years, 1.4%for 20 years, and 1.6%for 25 years.
France entered the first day of summer discounts on July 15th, but commercial premises did not welcome a large number of customers. The discount season lasts for four weeks and ends on August 11.
The French province of Mayenne (Mayenne) found 50.1 new cases per 100,000 inhabitants in seven days, slightly above the alert threshold. The French public health agency said the province has launched a large-scale testing campaign.
Montargis, with a population of nearly 65,000 in the French province of Loiret (Loiret), conducted a large-scale screening after cluster infection and found 5 new patients in 5046 tests. According to data from regional health agencies, Montague’s cluster infections involved 55 patients, of which 48 were from the initial cluster infection, 4 from screening, and 3 from individual testing.
Disneyland Paris reopened on the 15th after four months of closure, but subject to interpersonal distance, the theme park limits the number of visitors.
The third floor of the Tour Eiffel in Paris is reopened to visitors, but visitors must wear masks. Since June 25, the first and second floors of the tower have been open to tourists. According to the Eiffel Tower Management Company, it now loses 9 million euros per month.
International Air Transport Federation (IATA) Director General Alexandre de Juniac (Alexandre de Juniac) said in an interview with BFM TV that the airline is”kneeling” for passengers whose flights are cancelled Accept rebates instead of direct refunds in response to financial crisis. According to European regulations, passengers have the right to get a refund within two weeks, and consumer rights groups condemn airlines’ coupon rebate practices.
Paris air traffic in June was only 6.8%of the same period last year, domestic flight traffic fell by 84.4%, and intra-European flight traffic fell by 95%. The EU and Schengen countries will remove travel restrictions between member states from June 15.
One week after the priority opening of the French Tennis Open, tickets for the general public will be sold from September 27 to October 11 at 10 am on the 16th. During last year’s Open, Roland Garros received 520,000 spectators, but this year will limit the number to about half.
The new coronavirus epidemic has caused more than 13.3 million diagnosed patients and more than 578,000 patients died in 196 countries and regions around the world.
The US Democratic Party and the Republican Party have reached a compromise on new economic support measures. The plan may include issuing cheques to U.S. residents once again on the basis of $1200 per person already issued in May. And extend the period for receiving unemployment benefits.
Canada and the United States are planning to extend the border closure measures for all non-essential personnel until August 21. The longest border in the world has been closed since March 21, only allowing trade in goods. It was originally scheduled to reopen on July 21.
Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt was diagnosed with infection. He had previously participated in President Donald Trump’s campaign rallies without wearing masks or maintaining interpersonal distance.
Walmart in the United States requires customers to wear masks from the 20th. The supermarket giant has taken a firm stand on this highly controversial issue in the United States, following the practice of other chains such as Best Buy and Starbucks, requiring mandatory masks.
Alabama, Florida and North Carolina have a record number of increasing deaths, and about 140 million people have been placed in blockades Let’s stop the epidemic.
A total of 41857 patients were diagnosed in Brazil, with a total of 1926824 patients and a total of 74133 deaths.
The number of confirmed diagnoses in Luxembourg has increased, but still insists on carrying out large-scale testing, Prime Minister Gavier Bettel (Xavier Bettel) He said that the top priority is”everyone’s health”, and will not reduce detection for the sake of good data.”The government has nothing to hide in this matter.”
India, there are nearly 30,000 patients per day. The total number of confirmed patients officially reported has exceeded 936,000, and nearly 25,000 patients have died.
North Korea further strengthened border control, strengthened inspection and quarantine of goods transportation in border areas, and the country’s officials have not recorded any new crown cases so far.
Tokyo, Japan, is at the highest level of new coronavirus alert. However, in the face of the economic situation that has plunged into recession for the first time since 2015, the Japanese government seems unlikely to restart the restriction measures.
Andorra introduced a new regulation requiring all persons over 10 years old in public places to wear masks even under conditions that can maintain interpersonal distance If you violate the regulations, you will be fined 100 Euros. If you violate the regulations again, you will be fined more than 1,000 Euros.
The Scottish government announced that there have been no new deaths from new coronary pneumonia in the country for seven consecutive days and no new hospitalizations within three days.
The Austrian Ministry of Health announced that, given the slight increase in cases in the country compared to mid-June, the ballroom was originally reopened on August 1. The policy of waiting for nightclubs is now postponed.
The German Football Association is preparing to return fans to the stadium this fall, but this will depend on the number of cases in different regions.
The Maldives has reopened the tourism industry that is vital to the country and received its first international flight in more than three months.
Russia announced that a vaccine against the new coronavirus has undergone its first clinical trials in humans and is expected to be completed by the end of July. In mid-June, the experiment was initiated under the leadership of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Epidemiology and Microbiology Research Center. The Russian Ministry of Defense said in a statement that the first team of 18 volunteers”finished the trial and left the hospital.” The main task of the team is to check the safety of the vaccine and the tolerance of the human body to its ingredients.
The International Olympic Committee and Senegal decided to postpone the Youth Olympics originally scheduled for 2022 in Dakar to 2026. Since the Youth Olympic Games was launched in Singapore in 2010, it has been held every two years, with athletes aged 14 to 18 participating.
Portugal extended restrictions in the Lisbon area until at least the end of July, and 700,000 residents in the area were asked to stay at home, except for work or purchases Necessities of life are not allowed to go out.
Portugal raised its 2020 deficit target to 7%of GDP.
Sweden hopes to reach an agreement on the EU’s 750 billion euros recovery plan at this weekend’s summit, but the Netherlands, Austria, Denmark and Finland still hold Opposition.