French Riviera local news

French Riviera local news | From 24 to 30/01

Evening Update Wednesday 25 January 2022

French government spokesperson Gabriel Attal has said that the peak of the current Covid-19 wave has not been reached. However, he added that "we can hope to see the epidemic decline in the coming weeks" Evening Update Wednesday 25 January 2022 Read More

26/01/2022

Lunchtime News Wednesday 26th January 2022

A 16-year-old boy has been stabbed in Arles. The incident occurred on Tuesday January 25th, shortly after 6.30pm at a bus station in the city centre. Lunchtime News Wednesday 26th January 2022 Read More

26/01/2022

French and Riviera News Wednesday 26th January 2022

The Regional Health Agency has confirmed on Tuesday 25th January, that the Omicron variant is now the dominant strain of covid in the Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur with its circulation the highest it's ever been in the region. In a statement the agency confirmed that the Omicron variant is "found in 95% of cases". T French and Riviera News Wednesday 26th January 2022 Read More

26/01/2022

Evening Update Tuesday 25 January 2022

French Health Minister Olivier Veran has said that nine million people could lose their vaccination pass on February 15 if they don't take action. The rules for the vaccination pass change on that date, with the time to have had a booster dose being reduced from seven months to four months after the last injection. Evening Update Tuesday 25 January 2022 Read More

25/01/2022

Lunchtime News Tuesday 25th January 2022

The president of the Scientific Council in France Jean-Francois Delfraissy has said that “2022 will still be a difficult year due to covid”. Lunchtime News Tuesday 25th January 2022 Read More

25/01/2022

French and Riviera News Tuesday 25th January 2022

France's foreign ministry has advised French nationals to avoid travelling to Ukraine unless they have an essential reason. The advice given on Monday January 24th, comes against reports of increasing Russian military activity. French and Riviera News Tuesday 25th January 2022 Read More

25/01/2022

Evening Update Monday 24 January 2022

The “ vaccination pass” has come into operation in France today for people aged 16 and over in places open to the public. A negative test is now no longer sufficient to enter establishments, except to access health facilities and socio-medical services Evening Update Monday 24 January 2022 Read More

24/01/2022

Lunchtime News Monday 24th January 2022

A new pill against covid has been approved by France’s high health authority and will reportedly be available this week. Paxlovid, made by American pharmaceutical company Pfizer, can reduce the risk of serious forms of Covid or death by around 85.2%. Lunchtime News Monday 24th January 2022 Read More

24/01/2022

French and Riviera News Monday 24th January 2022

From today Monday January 24th the vaccine pass replaces the health pass in France and will apply to people aged 16 and over. French and Riviera News Monday 24th January 2022 Read More

24/01/2022