A 2nd wave of the epidemic Covid-19 promises to be, does it? In France as in the world, the health authorities alert on the risk of a new outbreak of cases of contamination in the weeks, and, more certainly still, in the months to come. The French are called not to relax their efforts to limit the spread of the virus.
While France continues its déconfinement progressive, the scientific Committee has launched an alert on Monday, June 22 : a second wave of the epidemic coronivarus is extremely “likely ” in France. According to one of its members, Franck Chavin, a slow degradation of the indicators is to be feared for the fall. A scenario that would be “alarming “because it would be more difficult to spot :” It will be necessary, according to him, take steps to be extremely effective immediately, even though they may be limited to certain groups “.
The release behaviour of the French concern to the authorities
The president of the union of general practitioners MG France, Jacques Battistoni, is concerned, in the columns of the Parisian, of the laxity of the French : he takes the example of the Fête of the music, but also the behavior, the more the overall population : “I took the train last week : in the car, one person out of two was wearing his mask under the nose, when it was not around the neck, which, you will agree, is not very useful. The release is obvious, then, that, alas, we are still not from business. “
The reconfinement local decided in Germany
If the number of infections is growing too quickly and that the clusters appear in the weeks and months to come, it will then be necessary can be reconfiner a part of the population locally. This is the choice that comes to Germany for the inhabitants of the township of Gütersloh (North Rhine Westphalia) after the detection of a shelter : 1500 persons have been detected positive.
83 clusters under investigation in France
In France, the general Directorate of health reported Monday night that the virus continues to circulate in the territory. Since 9 may, the authorities have detected a total of 253 outbreaks of contamination : 83 clusters are being investigated at the national level.
The situation in French Guiana is of particular concern
The worry for the authorities is especially in Guyana, where the virus has been circulating very actively. The indicator R0 (the reproductive rate of the Covid-19) has exceeded the alert threshold of two on the coast and in the main cities of this region from overseas. According to the regional Agency for health, the peak of the epidemic should be reached in Guyana between the second and the third week of July. The hospitals prepare for a mass influx of severe cases of Covid-19.
At the global level, the pandemic Covid-19 accelerates. The world Health Organization reiterated on Monday that more than a million cases have been detected in the world these eight days only, recalling that the first million was recorded in three months…