July 24, 2021

an “immediate action plan” launched in Strasbourg after the discovery of a cluster

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12h11 : The deployment of the health pass seems to give rise to fraud attempts – even if they are marginal – to obtain false vaccination certificates. A pharmacist from the Alpes-Maritimes told France 3 Provence Alpes-Côte d’Azur that “somebody [lui] offered 5,000 euros ” so that he can provide him with a certificate of vaccination from his family.

12h01 : It is noon ! Time to take stock of the news:

• The ARS du Grand Est announces a “immediate action plan” after the detection of a “cluster au variant Delta (this if)” within the Haute Ecole des arts du Rhin in Strasbourg. Four positive cases are “already identified” and 43 contact cases are “under investigation”. Follow our live.

• Political and trade union activists, environmental activists and associations from various sectors call for a parade during the “March for Freedom” in nearly 140 towns in France to denounce “attacks on freedoms” which multiply according to them thanks to the rise of the extreme right and laws “liberticides”.

Emmanuel Macron says he is ready for a revival of Franco-British relations, but calls on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to respect “the word given to Europeans” in the context of Brexit.

The 35 km long oil slick reported last night off Corsica is now visible in places “800 meters from the coast”, indicates this morning Christine Ribbes, spokesperson for the maritime prefecture of the Mediterranean on France Inter.

11:34 am : The National Assembly voted yesterday for a 2021 budget inflated by an additional 20 billion euros. This amount mainly includes aid for businesses, as well as support for live performances.

11:30 : Christophe Blanchet, MoDem deputy for Calvados and former nightclub boss, believes that it is imperative to propose a reopening of these establishments from July 1. “Whatever happens, even if the discos officially cannot reopen, the party will take place”, from July 1, with the end of the curfew.

11:14 : What if you took advantage of your vacant home during the day by renting it out to companies for a few hours? Since the health crisis, this solution has been on the rise.

11h02 : Four positive cases are “already identified” and 43 contact cases are “under investigation”, specifies the Regional Health Agency in a press release. Targeted vaccination operations are planned over the weekend, as well as a “strong mobilization of anti-covid mediators”. The prefecture has declared the school closed.

11h06 : The ARS du Grand Est announces a “immediate action plan” after the detection of a “cluster au variant Delta (this if)” within the Haute Ecole des arts du Rhin, in Strasbourg.

10h55 : This is a question that you may have asked yourself now that it is possible to eat in a restaurant or have a drink both on the terrace and indoors: which option is the least risky in terms of health? And how do you assess whether a dining room is sufficiently ventilated? Julien Nguyen Dang and Louis Boy give you the advice of two scientists.

10h42 : “It’s moving, it feels good. The games tables offer more adrenaline than the slot machines”. At the Casino Barrière d’Enghien-les-Bains (Val-d’Oise), regulars are delighted to find “human contact”. (BENJAMIN ILLY / FRANCE-INFO)

10h33 : On the videos of the evening, several hundred young people dance a few minutes before the entry into force of the curfew, before being evacuated by the police, under tear gas.

10h33 : Young people gathered by the hundreds last night for a party on the Esplanade des Invalides in Paris, often crowded together and without masks, until the police intervened to disperse them.