9:05 a.m.: Mother dies of Covid-19 shortly after giving birth to her twins
In Arizona, a 36-year-old American woman tested positive for Covid-19 a few days after the Christmas break. Seven months pregnant, she was expecting twins. His health deteriorated rapidly.
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8:25 am: Romania: AstraZeneca vaccines for people under 55 years of age
The Romanian government received the first doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 on Saturday, which it wanted to reserve for people under 55 years of age, in line with other European countries, as few people of this age group participated in clinical trials.
8:12 a.m.: For Lagarde, the repayment of the Covid 19 debt is unthinkable
The repayment of the Covid-19 debts is “unthinkable” and would be “a violation of the European treaty, which strictly forbids the financial financing of states”, as underlined in the Journal du Dimanche, the President of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Guard.
7:58 a.m .: Clusters in companies: The challenge of collective catering
For employees who did not telework, lunch breaks in the Covid-19 era are often available in company canteens under strict health protocols. It foresees various restrictive provisions to avoid contamination: traffic plans, staggered chairs, hydroalcoholic gel … the last update at the end of January introduces a difficulty with a 2m distance between two people when the mask cannot be worn, compared to 1 m previously.
The health problem is real. At the end of January, the Director General for Labor (DGT) Pierre Ramain mentioned “3,900 clusters examined since the beginning of the health crisis” in companies and listed collective catering among the types of contamination with social events on the edge of work (such as pots) or car pools.
7:28 am: Tribute to the Chinese whistleblower, one year after his death
Li Wenliang, a doctor at Wuhan Central Hospital, told his colleagues about the spread of a new, SARS-like coronavirus in December 2019. He died of the disease on February 7, 2020. A year after his death, the Chinese did so, paying homage to him on social networks.
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7:15 am: “The broadcast is done a lot with family or friends”
Arnaud Fontanet, member of the Scientific Council, explains in an interview in the Journal du dimanche the places of contamination that were identified in the 3rd ComCor study for the Pasteur Institute. This study confirms the conclusions of the first two. “The broadcast happens a lot with family or friends,” he notes.
“Teleworking protects, but contamination is less common in the office than in October”, no doubt thanks to the better use of protective gestures and the wearing of masks.
Shops, religious sites and public transport “also do not increase the risk of infection in contrast to carpooling”, “without a doubt because space is limited and wearing a mask is not systematic”.
6:59 am: Demonstration against restrictions in Denmark
Around 600 people walked the streets of Copenhagen on Saturday evening to protest against the anti-coronavirus measures taken by the Danish government, in particular the future vaccination certificate, which is intended for travel and possibly for access to sports or cultural events or even used in restaurants. Vaccination is recommended in Denmark but is not compulsory.
6:48 a.m .: Stabilization of the number of hospitalized patients
After gaining weight during January, the number of patients admitted to hospital with a Covid diagnosis stabilized at just under 28,000 this week. The hospital pressure is therefore still strong: 27,327 patients were hospitalized on Saturday, 3,215 of them in the intensive care unit.
On the balance sheet side, the disease has killed 78,794 people since the epidemic began.
6:45 am: Where is the epidemic in France?
The Covid-19 edition is still not weakening in France before the school holidays, which start this Saturday in the academies of Besançon, Bordeaux, Clermont-Ferrand, Dijon, Grenoble, Limoges, Lyon and Poitiers.
Thanks to our interactive map, you can display the number of hospital, intensive care or deceased persons since the beginning of the epidemic.
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