what to remember from Sunday


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8:50 p.m.: Will the doctors have a list of their unvaccinated patients? The Cnil is reluctant

Claimed by the unions, promised by the government, the sending to liberal doctors of the list of their patients not vaccinated against Covid-19 is long overdue.

These lists should make it possible to identify the hesitant and the recalcitrant, in order to reach the official objective of 85% vaccinated by the end of August among adults with “comorbidities” or aged over 50 years. But the CNIL, which is studying the bill, is slow to give the green light. A source confirms the “very serious reluctance” of the independent authority.

8:07 p.m.: The epidemic figures remain stable

Hospital figures for the Covid-19 epidemic have remained stable and at a level that is still contained: hospitals currently have 7,913 Covid-19 patients (against 8,986 the previous Sunday), including 1,104 in critical care (1,345 there are seven days).

Over the past 24 hours, 9 people have died from Covid-19 in hospital, bringing the total number of deaths from the disease to at least 111,190 since the start of the epidemic in early 2020.

6:55 pm: “A wave is possible from the end of July”, warns Véran

Olivier Véran, the Minister of Health, was very alarming on Twitter this Sunday: “For five days, the virus has not decreased, it has increased again. Because of the delta variant which is very contagious. The English example shows that a wave is possible from the end of July. “

He spoke of a “race against the clock” between vaccination and the expansion of the Delta variant: “Vaccines reduce the risk of severe form, including with the delta variant. Vaccinated, we contaminate ourselves much less, we transmits much less, and we no longer live in stress. ”

6:38 p.m .: Return of cruises to France

Two liners from MSC Cruises and Costa Cruises embarked thousands of passengers in the port of Marseille on Sunday. This is the first French stopover for several months. The companies welcomed it, but with very low prices, half-empty boats and only 50% of the active fleet, the sector is far from being out of the woods.

The Covid-19 has abruptly stopped continuous growth for 10 years in this sector, after a peak in 2019 at 29.7 million passengers worldwide, including 15.4 million North Americans and 7.7 million Europeans.

4:55 p.m .: The Luxembourg Prime Minister hospitalized for observation

The Prime Minister of Luxembourg, Xavier Bettel, was placed on Sunday under observation in the hospital for 24 hours “as a precaution” in order to carry out additional analyzes, a week after having tested positive for Covid-19.

Xavier Bettel, 48, began a ten-day period in isolation on June 27. He then presented mild symptoms (fever, headache). The head of government received a first injection of the AstraZeneca vaccine on May 6.

4:10 pm: “We must avoid a vaccine fracture in our country”, worries Gabriel Attal

Government spokesman Gabriel Attal warned Sunday against the “vaccine divide” which could cause “resentment between the French” vaccinated and the others. “It is very important that the French are massively vaccinated [car] we must avoid a vaccine fracture in our country “, worried the Secretary of State at the microphone of Radio J.

“We must avoid a situation where the epidemic would resume in particular because of people who have not been vaccinated and would require to take restrictive measures that would be imposed on people who, for their part, made the effort to be vaccinated “, he clarified.

3:46 p.m .: Bayrou and the “fear” that the virus strikes children

The boss of the MoDem and High Commissioner for Planning, François Bayrou, on Sunday expressed his “fear” of a variant of the Covid which would strike young children and pleaded for compulsory vaccination for the entire population. “I live with an obsession with this virus, it is that one day a mutation will cause the virus to become extremely harmful for children”, warned Mr. Bayrou in the Grand Jury RTL / LCI / Le Figaro .

François Bayrou called for vaccination: “Vaccination is the only barrier against what hangs in our face, what threatens to happen, that there is a fourth wave, why not a fifth wave” .

2:52 p.m.: Biden invites caregivers to celebrate independence at the White House

In the United States, the country most affected both in terms of the number of deaths and cases (605,493 deaths for 33,713,912 cases recorded), Joe Biden is savoring the American National Day on Sunday, despite concerns related to the highly contagious variant Delta.

The American president invited a thousand caregivers, exposed employees, soldiers and their families, to celebrate with him at the White House the Independence Day of July 4, when the United States has become a model of health recovery and economic rebound, even if the objective of a first dose administered to 70% of the adult population has not been reached.

The small US state of Vermont, bordering Canada, has the highest Covid-19 vaccination rate in the United States, with now 82% of over 12s at least partially vaccinated, far ahead of the national average of 64 %.

1:13 p.m.: Discos reopened on July 9, really?

Sanitary protocol (too) strict, risks of outbreaks of contamination, lack of personnel: according to Ivan Poupardin, owner of a nightclub in Rouen and president of the French Association of discotheque and dancing operators (Afedd), discotheques, authorized to reopen as of July 9, could still remain closed. “75% of operators will not reopen before September, he predicted in a (paid) article at JDD. It is not a question of will, this protocol is inapplicable with us. “

1:05 p.m .: François Bayrou leans towards compulsory vaccination

“Since the first day of the epidemic, and it has earned me a lot of controversy, I thought the only way out was vaccination. […] I always thought that it would end with the collective decision to make vaccination compulsory, “said the High Commissioner for Planning and Mayor (MoDem) of Pau, François Bayrou, on Sunday.

Guest of the RTL Grand Jury-Le Figaro-LCI, he also added: “Vaccination is part of life and it is probably the medical conquest – with hygiene – the most important since the beginning of time. And it is a French, Pasteur, who l ‘invented. Vaccination is the only barrier against what hangs in our noses. “

11:56 a.m.: Russia announces a record of daily contaminations since January

Russia announced Sunday that it had identified 25,142 new Covid-19 contaminations in the past 24 hours, a record since early January for the country hit hard by the Delta variant.

The toll for the last 24 hours was 663 dead on Sunday.

10:35 am: Strict restrictions in Indonesia

More than 50,000 police and soldiers have been deployed to enforce strict restrictions that went into effect in Indonesia on Saturday, amid an unprecedented wave of coronavirus infections.

Partial containment has thus entered into force in the capital Jakarta, on the main island of Java and in Bali.

The fourth most populous country in the world has seen its number of daily cases more than quadruple in less than a month, with a new record of 27,913 cases of contamination recorded on Saturday in the past 24 hours. Deaths stood at 493, lower than the record 539 recorded on Friday.

9h26: Doctors ask for compulsory vaccination of caregivers “before September”

A hundred doctors are asking the government to make vaccination against Covid-19 compulsory for caregivers in hospitals and nursing homes “before the beginning of September”, in a column published on the website of Sunday newspaper.

While Prime Minister Jean Castex is to receive from Monday the leaders of Parliament and local elected officials to address, among other things, the issue of the obligation to vaccinate caregivers, several doctors are thus putting their weight in the balance.

And not the least. Among the 96 signatories of the text, we find several department heads of the Hospitals of Paris (AP-HP) revealed by the health crisis, such as infectious diseases specialists Karine Lacombe and Gilles Pialoux, resuscitator Bruno Mégarbane and diabetologist Anne Gervais, but also the former director of Public Health France François Bourdillon, or the former president of the deans of medical schools Jean Sibilia.

9:03 am: Alain Fischer: Those who wait “make a mistake”

Those who wait “are making a mistake”, warns Alain Fischer, the “Mister Vaccine” of the government, while the anti-Covid vaccine campaign is running out of steam.

Asked about these people from 18 to 45 years old who prefer to wait, the president of the Orientation Council of the vaccine strategy insists in Sunday Newspaper: “By vaccinating today, we are protected for the start of the school year”.

“Everything will be played out in the next two weeks” to avoid, according to him, “a fourth wave linked both to the Delta variant, to the resumption of contacts, to the start of the school year, to the climate more favorable to the virus”.

Alain Fischer also addresses those who think they are protected after a first injection: “This is not enough. It is demonstrated with regard to the Delta variant. A single injection protects at 50 or 60%. With two doses, c ‘is 90% “.

He warns: “There will remain infections, hospitalizations, resuscitation admissions and deaths. With potentially consequences in terms of restrictions: school closures, re-containment …”

The “Mr. Vaccine” finally says he is in favor of compulsory vaccination for caregivers and staff in nursing homes. “For these professionals, we have reached this point of last resort. Less than 60% coverage in nursing homes, 64% in hospitals, this is clearly insufficient”.

8:11 am: In Italy, caregivers against the vaccination obligation

In Italy, three hundred caregivers have taken legal action to obtain the lifting of the obligation for medical and health personnel to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

7:22 a.m .: Brazil: new demonstration against Bolsonaro

Several tens of thousands of Brazilians demonstrated this Saturday across the country against President Jair Bolsonaro, who is the subject of a preliminary investigation, suspected of having failed to report an attempted corruption in the purchase of vaccines.

This is the third day of mobilization since the end of May to demand the departure of Mr. Bolsonaro, blamed for his management of the coronavirus pandemic which has already killed more than 520,000 in the country of 212 million. inhabitants.

6:47 am: Less than 8,000 patients, but more contamination

The pressure continues to fall on hospitals in France: there were 7,912 patients on Saturday (against 9,024 the previous Saturday). Among them, 1,102 are in critical care services (1,349 seven days ago), indicates Public Health France.

On the other hand, on the side of contaminations, it increases for the sixth consecutive day: 3,006 new cases in 24 hours (2,683 Friday). The positivity rate, which represents the number of positive tests compared to all tests performed, remains low at 0.8% over the last seven days.


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