Contamination and hospitalizations continue to decline in France. The United States decided Monday to lift from “early November”, for people vaccinated, the restrictions that have weighed since March 2020 on international travel. Follow all the news related to Covid-19.
Charente-Maritime, where the incidence rate of covid-19 has fallen below the alert threshold, to 38.3 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, will lift the obligation to wear the mask outdoors in public spaces on Wednesday , the prefecture announced on Tuesday.
Nevertheless, specifies the prefecture in a press release, the mask will remain compulsory in public transport, in establishments “where the health pass is not requested (stores and shopping centers, covered markets, reception of administrative services, religious offices, etc.) “, as well as” in establishments and for events subject to the health pass, if the operator or the organizer makes it compulsory “.
Another ban which falls: that of consuming alcohol on the public highway.
The “Frairie des Petits Ventres”, an event draining each year in October from 15,000 to 30,000 people in Limoges, has been canceled for the second year in a row due to covid-19, the organizers announced, despite a continuous decline of the virus in Haute- Vienna.
Already canceled last year because of the Covid, “it could not be maintained this year again for the same reason”, announced Bernadette Cibot-Voisin, the president of the organizing association, the Brotherhood of Notre-Dame- de-Pitié.
“People from all over France come to Limoges for the Petits Ventres. It would be just irresponsible. We are sorry to have to cancel. But I think everyone understands this decision. The traders know very well that it is not reasonable. . Look at the Bayonne festivals, the beer festival in Munich. Everything is canceled. Anyway, in relation to the health pass, it is impossible to organize. We cannot control so many people in the district “, a explained the president, who hopes to be able to organize the 50th anniversary next year.
The Covid-19 has now killed more Americans than the Spanish flu in 1918-19, according to data released Monday by Johns Hopkins University, which is the benchmark in the matter.
More than 675,700 people infected with the new coronavirus have died in the United States, according to the last assessment of the institute late Monday afternoon, against 675,000 deaths from the Spanish flu according to historians and the Centers for prevention and fight against diseases.