French Riviera local news

French Riviera local news | From 15 to 21/02

Evening Update Friday 19 February 2021

Health Minister Olivier Véran is expected in the Alpes Maritimes tomorrow. The minister has said that the health situation in Nice is currently “worrying”. Evening Update Friday 19 February 2021 Read More

19/02/2021

Lunchtime News Friday 19th February 2021

The Regional Health Agency has reported 13 new deaths from Covid-19 in the Alpes-Maritimes with the number of patients in intensive care reaching a new record. Since the start of the pandemic the coronavirus has claimed 1,372 victims in the Alpes Maritimes, 980 in hospitals, 392 in nursing homes. Lunchtime News Friday 19th February 2021 Read More

19/02/2021

French and Riviera News Friday 19th February 2022

During a press conference on Thursday 18th February, France’s Health Minister Olivier Véran has said that the health situation in Nice is currently “very worrying”. French and Riviera News Friday 19th February 2022 Read More

19/02/2021

Evening Update Thursday 18 February 2021

French Health Minister Olivier Veran has said that the AstraZeneca vaccine will be made available directly in pharmacies in the month of March for people aged 50-64, as well as from their doctors, nurses and other health professionals authorised to administer vaccines. Evening Update Thursday 18 February 2021 Read More

18/02/2021

Lunchtime News Thursday 18th February 2021

The prefect of the Alpes-Maritimes has announced this morning on French media that France’s Health Minister Olivier Veran is to visit Nice this Saturday the 20th February. Lunchtime News Thursday 18th February 2021 Read More

18/02/2021

French and Riviera News Thursday 18th February 2021

Some French hospitals struggling with the coronavirus epidemic have recently been victims of cyber-attacks crippling information systems as criminals exploit hospitals already under pressure to demand ransoms in exchange for returning the systems to normal. French and Riviera News Thursday 18th February 2021 Read More

18/02/2021

Evening Update Wednesday 17 February 2021

Following Health and Defence Council meetings this afternoon, France has announced it will not be making any changes in current restrictions, which will remain in place until at least March 8th. Despite the virus becoming more stable, with new case numbers slowly ... ...  Evening Update Wednesday 17 February 2021 Read More

17/02/2021

Lunchtime News Wednesday 17th February 2021

Ahead of today’s new Defense Council chaired by French President Emmanuel Macron the government has said that while the “health situation still remains tense in some departments, nationally the number of new cases of Covid-19 contamination continues to slowly decline”. Lunchtime News Wednesday 17th February 2021 Read More

17/02/2021

French and Riviera News Wednesday 17th February 2021

According to figures published by Public Health France there were 19,590 new cases of Covid identified on Tuesday 16th February with 1,857 new admissions to hospitals. French and Riviera News Wednesday 17th February 2021 Read More

17/02/2021

Evening Update Tuesday 16 February 2021

Police are investigating a mass city centre brawl today, which left three men with stab wounds and another with gunshot wounds at ... .... Evening Update Tuesday 16 February 2021 Read More

16/02/2021

Lunchtime News Tuesday 16th February 2021

Firefighters from Marseille specialized in analyzing water samples have arrived in Moselle eastern France to help with the outbreak of the Brazilian and South African variants of Covid. France’s health minister Olivier Véran has expressed his deepest concern about the high circulation of Brazilian and South African variants of Covid-19 in the department and various means have been put in place. Lunchtime News Tuesday 16th  February 2021 Read More

16/02/2021

French and Riviera News Tuesday 16th February 2021

Teacher and parent unions have hit out at what they describe as a “completely mind-blowing” decision to ease the health protocol in schools in France. French and Riviera News Tuesday 16th February 2021 Read More

16/02/2021

Evening Update Monday 15 February 2021

The Covid 19 incidence rate across the Alpes-Maritimes is at a record level 495 people per 100,000 inhabitants. If that number breaches 500, it will trigger an EU recommendation to ban all access to ... .... Evening Update Monday 15 February 2021 Read More

15/02/2021

Lunchtime News Monday 15th February 2021

The latest data from CovidTracker has shown that the incidence rate in the Alpes-Maritimes is 495 per 100,000 inhabitants. The incidence rate is the number of cases per 100,000 inhabitants during the last 7 days. Currently at 495 in the Alpes Maritimes this is a record in France where the national average is 193.  Lunchtime News Monday 15th February 2021 Read More

15/02/2021

French and Riviera News Monday 15th February 2021

The pressure in France’s hospitals has eased slightly with the latest figures published by the government showing less than 10,000 new hospitalisations for Covid over the last seven days. 16,646 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 were recorded in France on Sunday 14th February. French and Riviera News Monday 15th February 2021 Read More

15/02/2021