CORONAVIRUS – The Covid-19 epidemic continues to sweep the world, particularly in the United States where more than 100,000 deaths are predicted, in Italy and Spain. In France, 21,000 people hospitalized and more than 3000 deaths are recorded. Last report this evening, evolution of the epidemic, map of France in real time … Update live.
[Mis à jour le lundi 30 mars à 20h38] The pandemic of Covid-19 infected more than 745 000 people worldwide and caused more than 35,000 dead. More than half of the world’s population is confined due to the high contagion of this virus. United States have the highest number of cases with 142,000 patients. In Europe, theItaly is approaching 100,000 cases and exceeds 10,700 dead. The balance sheet is also growing in Spain where 85,000 people are infected by the coronavirus and more than 7,300 died from it. In France, 44,550 positive cases are confirmed on March 30, near 21,000 people are hospitalized, and 3,024 deaths have been reported in hospitals of the territory, 418 more than the day before. And « number of cases double every three to four days « reminded Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Saturday March 28. And to emphasize that « the first 15 days of April will be even more difficult« The peak of the epidemic is expected to occur by April 5, scientists say. The containment of the population is renewed until April 15 and the amount of the fines for non-compliance with exit authorizations increases to 200 euro (450 euros if it is increased, i.e. not paid within 45 days) according to a decree published on March 29. All non-emergency medical and surgical procedures have been scheduled in health facilities to increase the capacity to manage Covid-19 cases. The initial capacities of 5,000 intensive care beds in France have increased to 10,000 beds and the objective is to reach 14,000 beds very quickly. On March 24, Public Health France reported a strong increase in the number of serious cases admitted to intensive care and death and a increase in all-cause deaths in people over 65 in the departments of Haut-Rhin, Oise, Vosges and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. Information supplemented by observation of a increased number of cases in younger people. « 64 people under 30 are currently in intensive care« , said Jérôme Salomon on March 30. The confinement is strict and each exit from the home requires a travel certificate. For business trips, this certificate is supplemented by a authorization signed by the employer.
The borders of the European Union and the Schengen area are closed to curb the circulation of the virus between people. How to protect yourself to avoid transmission ? Who are the people most at risk? Are certain blood groups more exposed than others? What medications should you avoid and take if you have symptoms? What instructions for French people stranded abroad? How not to give in to psychosis and how not to be depressed during confinement? News and live update.
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Containment is extended until April 15
- According to the latest assessment, 142,300 people with Covid-19 worldwide are now considered cured.
- The Prime Minister Edouard Philippe must bring together political leaders (Presidents of political parties, heads of parliamentary groups and associations of elected officials) this Thursday, April 2 by videoconference from 9:30 am to discuss the health crisis that France is going through, announced Matignon on Monday, March 30.
- The government could extend the time to complete your tax return. The latter should normally start in early April.
- The carbon footprint of French consumption has fallen by 62% during the first week of confinement, we learn in a study conducted by the start-up Greenly. This is explained in particular by the sharp drop in public transport and the use of personal vehicles which alone represent a quarter of the annual CO2 emission.
- In Vietnam, all public transport is suspended and travel with private vehicles is very limited, said Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc
- Guest of Europe 1 this morning, Jean-Michel Blanquer announced a « possible » return to class on 4 mai. « I hope we will be able to return on May 4, I continue to hope so, » said the Minister of National Education.
- The 500 dead mark (513 precisely) has been crossed in Belgium, i.e. 160 additional deaths over the weekend, it was announced at a press conference.
- The Tokyo Olympics which were to take place this summer are postponed to July 23, 2021, announced the organizers.
- 10 million protective masks from China are expected this Monday, March 30 at Paris-Vatry airport as part of the « airlift » between China and France.
- Since midnight that night, Slovenia has made it mandatory to wear a mask for all Slovenians going to a food business or to a public space that is still open. In Austria, supermarkets will distribute single-use surgical masks to all their customers from Wednesday, April 1. Their port will be compulsory within the supermarket.
- » cardiac toxicity have been reported (…) following self-medication (…) Hydroxychloroquine faced with symptoms suggestive of Covid-19, which sometimes required hospitalization in intensive care « , alerted the Nouvelle-Aquitaine regional health agency in a press release. Faced with this observation, the ARS Nouvelle-Aquitaine warns of the dangers of hydroxychloroquine, which should in no case be taken by self-medication and recalls that, as with any drug, it is essential for patients to comply with medical prescription and not to combine it with other drugs without medical advice. Edouard Philippe and Olivier Veran, signed a decree authorizing the prescription of Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) against Covid-19 on March 27.
- On Twitter, Dr. Gérarld Kierzek, cites among the new « atypical but ultimately common » symptoms in Covid-19 patients, hives in the face.
- Russia closes its borders and the city of Moscow sets up from Monday March 30 a general containment of the population.
- The United States authorizes the administration of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine to Covid-19 patients after the approval of the United States Health Agency, the FDA.
- A cargo plane arrived in Paris-Roissy on Sunday afternoon March 29 with on board 5 million masks from China. An airlift begins on Wednesday April 1 between China and France to transport millions of masks every week.
- Transfers of 250 patients from the Grand Est were made to Germany and New Aquitaine Sunday March 29 to unclog hospitals in this very affected region.
- April subscriptions Navigo Pass, Navigo senior and the Imagin’RNavigo card will be reimbursed in Île-de-France. And those who have opted for an annual formula will be compensated, announced Valérie Pécresse, president of the Île-de-France region.
- A baby under one year old died of coronavirus in the United States, Announced the authorities of the State of Illinois.
- Institutions Ehpad are invited by the Minister of Health Olivier Véran to strengthen their containment measures of their residents by isolation in a single room. The measure, which is part of the blue plan launched on March 6, may include the installation of decontamination airlocks at the entrance to the rooms, keeping the doors of the rooms closed, … in order to protect the elderly.
- The mortality monitoring in nursing homes will be effective this weekend. The figures will be released next week, said Prof. Jérôme Salomon on Saturday March 28. All figures will be published on the government website.
- Many cities of France carry out a disinfection of their streets as in Puy-en-Velay, Cannes, Nice or Menton where bleach mixed with water is sprayed on sidewalks, street furniture …
- The government abolishes the waiting period applicable to sick leave for the duration of the state of health emergency, Linked to a disease in all the schemes (general scheme, agricultural scheme and special schemes including public service) during the duration of the state of health emergency. Sick people will therefore exceptionally receive a daily allowance or the continuation of their treatment from the first day of their sick leave.
- Researchers are working on new screening tests, by sampling secretions, faster, but also on serological tests, by blood test, which will provide a better understanding of the real extent of the epidemic and the circulation of the virus after the end of confinement. Currently 10,000 nasopharyngeal tests are performed per day in France with a goal of moving to 30,000 tests in 10 days.
- Paris Orly Airport will be temporarily closed to the public from March 31, 2020, announces the airport management. The remaining activities will be transferred to Roissy airport.
- Under the State of Health Emergency Act, the government has issued 25 ordinances. Unheard of in France, said Edouard Philippe. Among these orders, the temporary modification of the labor law, adapted to this period of crisis, the authorization of work on Sunday in certain business sectors, setting up a solidarity fund for companies with a turnover of less than one million euros, extended social assistance (RSA, unemployment, complementary health care and disabled adult allowance) for people at the end of law …
The Scientific Committee recommends confinement for 5 to 6 weeks.
- Muriel Pénicaud, the Minister of Labor, announces the release of 18 million euros to compensate nursing students from Ile-de-France who can go to work in hospitals.
- A national system for the general public psychological support for the benefit of those who need it, is deployed from the toll-free number 0 800 130 000.
- Many « drive » coronavirus screening centers are organized in France: in Lisses in Essonne, in Neuilly-sur-Seine in Hauts-de-Seine, people can come and get tested if they have a prescription for the test (which costs 54 euros), Arles, Montpellier, Alès, Nîmes and Béziers too.
- Covid-19 disease will recognized as an occupational disease for caregivers, announced the Minister of Health Olivier Véran on Monday March 23.
- SNCF announces that TGV (INOUI and OUIGO) and Intercités trips are free for medical and paramedical staff – doctors, nurses and nursing assistants – who respond to solidarity calls to strengthen hospitals in order to fight against Covid- 19.
- Given the urgency of the health situation in Ile-de-France, theRegional Health Agency in Île-de-France calls for the mobilization of volunteers. Since Saturday March 21, « anyone working or having worked in the health sector (students, professionals or retirees) can register on the Renforts-Covid.fr platform to support front-line teams in managing the influx of patients. »
- « The blood collection must absolutely continue, it is vital. […] Your mobilization is essential » reminded Professor Jérôme Salomon. Travel is allowed to go and donate blood.
France is in stage 3 of the epidemic of coronavirus since March 14 since the virus is actively circulating throughout the territory and no longer only in certain regions and cities. « The fight is just beginning, the next fortnight in April will be more difficult that the fortnight that has just passed« declared Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Saturday March 28. Coronavirus contaminations in France exceed 44,000 cases and 3,024 people died in the 717 hospitals mobilized. In an epidemiological point of March 24, Public Health France indicates a strong increase in the number of serious cases admitted to intensive care and deaths and a significant increase in deaths from all causes in people over 65 in the departments: Haut-Rhin, Oise, Vosges and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.
People who, after 8 days, no longer show symptoms for 48 hours are considered cured.
Among the confirmed and isolated cases on the evening of March 30:
- More than 21,000 people are hospitalized in mainland France, including 5,056 severe cases in intensive care. of which 34% are under 60 years old, 64% are between 60 and 80 years old and worrying situation: 64 people under 30 are in intensive care. 424 new patients went into intensive care on March 30. It is this figure that is followed by the authorities to see the results of the containment. The majority of resuscitation cases present at least one potential risk factor for a complication of COVID-19. The two most commonly reported risk factors are diabetes and the cardiac pathologies.
- 3,024 died in hospital, 86% of whom are over 70 years of age.
- 7,924 people positive for coronavirus returned home cured and confined. People who after 8 days have no symptoms for 48 hours are considered cured.
- In the Overseas: 148 people are hospitalized, 30 serious cases in intensive care, 7 people died (3 in Martinique and 4 in Guadeloupe), 31 left healed and returned to their homes.
All French regions are affected by coronavirus. The most affected are : Île-de-France, Grand Est, Corsica, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Hauts-de-France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Nouvelle-Aquitaine.
As of March 29, according to the figures communicated by the government, consolidated with the Agence Santé Publique France and the ARS (Regional Health Agencies), here are the number of people hospitalized in France by region, those in intensive care and those who are cured and were able to return home. For the moment, Santé Publique France no longer publishes the number of cases identified by region.
|Hauts-de-France||1,355||400||four hundred ninety seven|
|Loire Valley Center||457||115||100|
|Pays de la Loire||512||116||195|
In Ile-de-France, the region most affected by the coronavirus, on March 29 there were:
- Paris : 2,217 hospitalizations, 597 in intensive care, 607 on return home.
- Try : 586 hospitalizations, 141 in intensive care, 133 back home.
- Val d’Oise : 645 hospitalizations, 137 in intensive care and 363 on return home.
- Val de Marne : 1,030 hospitalizations, 186 in intensive care, 299 returning home.
- Seine-Saint-Denis : 863 hospitalizations, 163 in intensive care, 222 on return home.
- Seine et Marne : 468 hospitalizations, 138 people in intensive care, 160 back home.
- Yvelines : 595 hospitalizations, 137 in intensive care, 232 on return home.
- Hauts-de-Seine : 1,286 hospitalizations, 293 in intensive care, 378 on return home.
To note : The counting of cases is no longer based solely on cases diagnosed biologically, but on epidemiological estimates, as is done for influenza every year (number of consultations, number of serious cases or deaths, etc.). Santé Publique France warns of the difficulties of identification and biological confirmation of all COVID-19 cases and indicates that these figures underestimate the actual number of cases. As part of the transition to phase 3, the recommendations now being to carry out a diagnostic sampling only for certain categories of patients, this underestimation becomes more important.
The first death of the coronavirus occurred in Paris on February 14, it was a Chinese patient of 80 years. As of March 30, 2020, 3,024 people died of coronavirus in France in hospital, according to figures provided by the Director General of Health. « We observe a increase in mortality compared to expected in 5 regions, he said on March 29. In the Grand Est (+ 30%), Hauts-de-France (+ 13%), Bourgogne Franche-Comté (+ 19%), Ile-France (+ 13.7%) and Corsica (+ 39%) , it’s mainly people over 65 « .
Number of deaths by region (in hospital):
- 919 deaths in the Grand Est taking into account people confirmed virologically positive for Coronavirus Covid-19 as well as people not tested but whose death is reported to be infected with Coronavirus.
- 954 deaths in Ile-de-France.
- 242 residents of Hauts-de-France died since February 25.
- 264 deaths in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.
- 187 deaths in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté.
- 82 deaths in Occitania.
- 80 deaths in the Provence-Alpes-Côtes d’Azur region.
- 72 people died in New Aquitaine.
- 58 deaths in the Pays de la Loire region.
- 45 deaths in Brittany.
- 53 deaths in Center-Val de Loire.
- 42 deaths in Normandy.
- 19 deaths in Corsica.
Several measures have been taken by the government to curb the spread of the coronavirus in France. After the closure of crèches and educational establishments until further notice announced on March 12, the closure of establishments open to the public until April 15, 2020 (shopping centers; restaurants and drinking places; dance halls and game rooms; libraries, documentation centers; exhibition halls; indoor sports establishments; museums), the cancellation of gatherings and the cessation of visits to nursing homes , the President of the Republic announced the confinement of the French population from March 17 at noon until April 15, announced Edouard Philippe Friday March 27 after the Council of Ministers. Following the vote ofstate of health emergency in France, the travel is prohibited except in the following cases and only on condition of being with a certificate:
- Travel between the home and the place of exercise of the professional activity, when they are essential for the exercise of activities which cannot be organized in the form of telework or professional trips which cannot be deferred (have the proof of professional trip on oneself).
- Travel to purchase supplies necessary for professional activity and purchases of basic necessities in establishments whose activities remain authorized.
- Consultations and care that cannot be provided remotely and that cannot be deferred; care of patients with long-term conditions.
- Travel for compelling family reasons, for assistance to vulnerable people or childcare.
- Brief trips, within the limit of one hour daily and within a maximum radius of one kilometer around the home, linked either to the individual physical activity of the people, to the exclusion of any collective sporting activity and any proximity to d ‘other people, either walking with the only people in the same home, or the needs of pets.
- Judicial or administrative summons.
- Participation in missions of general interest at the request of the administrative authority
The sanctions were tightened on Sunday March 29: people who do not respect these instructions may have fines ranging from 200 to 450 euros in the event of an increase (non payment within 45 days). In the event of four confinement violations within 30 days, the offender faces a fine of 3,700 euros and a maximum of six months in prison. Driving license suspension is also possible. « The first impacts of containment will not be seen until the end of next week« , said Arnaud Fontanet, professor at the Institut Pasteur, guest of the press point to the Prime Minister in Matignon on Saturday March 28, and recalled that « containment efficiency will be measured from number of people admitted to intensive care« .
Masks « a rare commodity » today.
In health establishments, the government has activated several plans:
- France applies the white plan expanded generalized (internal mobilization plan) since March 19, in all health establishments (public and private), to quickly put in place the material, logistical and human resources essential in the event of an influx of patients in hospital establishments. Non-emergency consultations and hospitalizations are deprogrammed.
- France unleashed the blue plan in the Ehpad (Establishment Hosting Dependent Elderly) on March 6. The principle is the same as in hospitals: the head of the establishment must allow « the rapid and coherent implementation of the essential means to deal effectively with an exceptional situation« . The blue plan can induce in particular »containment of residents, users and staff; evacuation of residents, users and staff« .
- The sanitary reserve and the civic reserve (emergency food aid, exceptional childcare, links with isolated fragile people, local solidarity) are also mobilized.
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The municipal and prefectural orders are increasing in cities to enforce containment measures. After the decision of the mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi to close the Promenade des Anglais on Friday March 20, the mayor of Nice decides on a more stringent measure: a curfew Saturday March 21, taking effect the same day at 11 p.m. The measure prohibits all travel and requires the closure of all businesses, including food. Only deliveries to supply food businesses are authorized. The mayor of Nice was joined by other mayors and prefects. Other cities could take the same measures. It will be a fine of 135 euros in the event of non-compliance with the curfew. List of cities (by region) where the curfew now applies, and until March 31 (renewable):
- Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur : Cannes from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Nice from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. Chin from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Le Cannet, Mougins from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Roquebrune-Cap-Martin from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Golfe-Juan Vallauris from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. In the Alpes-Maritimes, the prefecture has imposed a curfew from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. in municipalities with more than 10,000 inhabitants.
- Occitanie : Perpignan from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Béziers from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Montpellier from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Nîmes from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Alès from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Saint-Gilles from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Beaucaire from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Vauvert from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
- Hauts-de-France : Hautmont and Jeumont from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. for minors, until April 30. Maubeuge from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Arras and Lens from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Compiègne from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Creil from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m., Nogent-sur-Oise from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., Amiens from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Albert from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Hénin-Beaumont from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Caudry from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
- Great East : Charleville-Mézières from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., Mulhouse from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Nancy (plus the 20 municipalities of Greater Nancy such as Laxou, Maxéville, Malzéville, Houdemont, Pulnoy, Tomblaine, Seichamps, Saint-Max, Vandoeuvre, Villers-lès-Nancy …) from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. (all gatherings of more than 2 people over the age of 10 are also prohibited), Obernai (Bas-Rhin) from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
- Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes : Valence from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Romans-sur-Isère from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Montélimar from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Pierrelatte from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Loriol from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Charvieu-Chavagneux from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Mions from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Cunlhat between 22h00 and 6h00, La Voulte-sur-Rhône between 0h00 and 6h00, Saint-Marcellin between 2h00 and 5h00.
- Ile-de-France : Colombes from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Asnières-sur-Seine and Puteaux from 10:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. The ban is valid for pedestrians and traveling by car.
- Pays de la Loire : La Roche-sur-Yon and Cholet are implementing a curfew from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Monday March 23 to March 31 at midnight (renewable if necessary). Fontenay-le-Comte from 9:30 p.m. to 6 a.m.
- New Aquitaine: Poitiers from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Lège-Cap Ferret from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Le Verdon from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Villenave d’Ornon from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
- Guadeloupe: Sainte-Anne, Pointe-à-Pitre and Les Abymes: from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. until March 31.
- Mayotte: the entire department is under curfew between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m.
Since there is no vaccine or drug effective against the coronavirus, the best way to protect yourself is by applying barrier measures.
- The wearing masks, « a rare commodity » today recalled Professor Jérôme Salomon on March 18, « no sense if you don’t wash your hands since in practice you touch contaminated surfaces. They should be reserved for sick people and health professionals who lack them. For uncontaminated people, they don’t make sense.
- Hand washing, fundamental: wash hands after coughing, sneezing, before and after preparing food, before eating, after going to the bathroom, after handling animals…
- Apply a social distance of one meter everywhere, all the time (in front of and in stores …). No more shaking hands, no longer kissing.
- Use antibacterial gel to disinfect hands in the absence of soap and water. If you can’t find them in pharmacies, you can make them.
> More tips to protect yourself from coronavirus
The first symptoms of a coronavirus infection resemble a flu-like condition: fever, dry cough, cold, muscle pain, fatigue... then, when it degenerates, it causes difficulty breathing. « Feel shortness of breath in simple activities at home is a sign that should alert« , recalled Professor Jérôme Salomon on March 27. Don’t wait until it gets worse. This symptom requires a teleconsultation or a call to 15. The last observations of general practitioners and ENT report a loss of smell and loss of taste in infected people, most often in young people having a mild form of the disease. Covid-19 exists in asymptomatic (but patients are still contagious and can transmit the virus) and benign (in 85% of cases) forms. The current recommendations are:
- If you have symptoms (cough, fever, headache): avoid contact, stay at home, take paracetamol if necessary, call a doctor, do a tele-consultation or call the local hotline.
- Call 15 only in case of breathing difficulties: « If this cough and fever is accompanied by respiratory discomfort which becomes permanent with shortness of breath, difficulty in breathing in and exhaling, a significant worsening of the cough, it may mean a progression of the disease in the form of pneumonia. It is then a potential respiratory emergency and as in all emergency cases, you must call 15 which will take the best measures to respond to the situation « , warns Dr Patrick Aubé, general practitioner.
A interactive map showing the evolution of the coronavirus epidemic in the world in real time was developed by the online mapping editor HERE Technologies. Based on data from the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) of Johns Hopkins University and DXY, this map allows to follow the increase in the number of people infected reported by government agencies, as well as the number of deaths.
A coronavirus pandemic rages around the world forcing a third of the world’s population to be confined, as of March 30, 2020. the virus has infected more than 745,000 people in the world and makes more 35,300 dead. 177 countries are affected (out of a total of 198 worldwide). The epidemic is now progressing more outside of China, where it started in December 2019. There is a sharp increase in cases in United States which becomes the first country most affected in number of cases with more than 140,000 cases and more than 2,500 deaths, until March 29.
|COUNTRY||NUMBER OF DEAD|
Sources: WHO, CDC, ECDC, NHC and DXY.
|PAYS||CAS CONFIRMES DE CORONAVIRUS|
|United Kingdom||22 448|
|République de Corée||9 661|
> Voir le nombre de cas dans d’autres pays
Sources : WHO, CDC, ECDC, NHC and DXY.
Le président de la République a annoncé le 16 mars la fermeture des frontières de l’Europe et de l’espace Schengen. Concrètement, tous les voyages entre les pays non-Européens et l’UE sont suspendus pendant 30 jours à compter du mardi 17 mars. Il est de manière générale préférable de différer les déplacements à l’étranger (y compris les croisières) compte tenu de l’évolution de l’épidémie de Coronavirus Covid-19 et des mesures restrictives prises par certains pays : interdiction d’entrée sur le territoire, isolement obligatoire, mesures de détection des symptômes… à l’égard des voyageurs en provenance de France. Les personnes qui présentent des symptômes potentiellement liés au coronavirus Covid-19 doivent impérativement éviter tout déplacement à l’étranger.
L’Italie est le pays d’Europe le plus touché par l’épidémie de coronavirus avec 10 779 décès liés au coronavirus au 30 mars (soit plus du double observé en Chine) et plus de 98 000 malades dans le pays. Le lundi 9 mars, le Président du Conseil, Giuseppe Conte, a annoncé la mise en quarantaine de tout le territoire soit le confinement total des 15 millions d’Italiens jusqu’au 3 avril (renouvelable). Les transports et les services publics essentiels continuent à fonctionner. Les déplacements sont limités sur tout le territoire, sauf pour des raisons professionnelles attestées ou de première nécessité. En cas de non-respect des règles édictées par le décret gouvernemental, les forces de l’ordre peuvent arrêter le contrevenant, qui encourt jusqu’à trois mois d’emprisonnement ou une amende allant jusqu’à 206 euros. Le pic de l’épidémie n’étant probablement pas atteint en Italie, le confinement dans le pays sera (comme chez nous) « inévitablement » prolongé après le 3 avril.
L’épidémie s’aggrave en Espagne avec une hausse de 32% du nombre de décès en un jour et de 25% du nombre de cas. TheSpain comptabilise désormais 7 340 décès et près de 85 000 cas confirmés au 30 mars, c’est le deuxième pays le plus touché en Europe et le quatrième dans le monde. La région de Madrid est la plus touchée, devant la Catalogne, le Pays basque et l’Andalousie. Le Premier ministre espagnol Pedro Sanchez a pris des mesures de confinement de la population depuis samedi 14 mars au soir, impliquant l’interdiction de circuler dans les rues sauf pour aller travailler, faire des courses (acheter du pain…) et se soigner. Le confinement est prolongé jusqu’au 14 avril. Les forces de l’ordre sont chargées de s’assurer du respect de cette interdiction. Les commerces jugés non-essentiels sont fermés dans tout le pays.
Apparu en Chine en décembre 2019 sur un marché locale de Wuhan, le coronavirus y a fait de nombreuses victimes. Sur les 380 000 malades recensés dans le monde, 82 000 sont en Chine et 3 293 en sont mortes. Au 27 mars, l’épidémie est « quasi-éteinte » en Chine selon le Directeur général de la Santé, Jérôme Salomon. Pékin a annoncé jeudi 26 mars la fermeture temporaire de ses frontières à la plupart des étrangers et va réduire ses vols internationaux dès samedi 28 mars pour éviter l’importation de nouveaux cas de coronavirus et une reprise de l’épidémie.
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