DIRECT. Covid-19: the curfew “has an effect” on the progression of the epidemic, assures the spokesman of the government, Gabriel Attal
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“There has been a deceleration in the rise of the epidemic”, said Gabriel Attal, government spokesman, this morning on franceinfo. Curfew “has an effect”.
The President of the European Council, Charles Michel, “strongly condemns” the coup d’état perpetrated in Burma by the army and demanded the release of “all those who have been unlawfully detained”. Follow the situation in our live.
25 departments of the South-West and North are placed in orange vigilance for the risk of flooding or rain-flooding. The city of Bordeaux (Gironde) closed several lanes this morning in anticipation of an overflow of the Garonne.
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France has recorded nearly 20,000 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours, while the number of hospitalizations and resuscitations is on the rise, according to official figures released yesterday.
Twenty-five departments are placed in orange vigilance this morning. This is an alert for rain-floods in four departments (Aveyron, Cantal, Corrèze and Puy-de-Dôme). Orange vigilance for flood risks concerns 22 departments in the North and South-West.
In Burma, the army seized power last night and announced the establishment of a state of emergency for one year. Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi and members of her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), were arrested at dawn.
The text wants to be a “marker pen” of the Macron five-year term. The National Assembly begins today in plenary session the examination of the bill “reinforcing respect for the principles of the Republic” and which should make it possible to strengthen the arsenal against radical Islamism.