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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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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 ... ... Read More
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”. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More