DECRYPTION – The coronavirus epidemic is progressing throughout the territory, after a worsening in the departments located in the east of the country.
Since the beginning of December and the end of the second confinement, France has been living an epidemic situation that is difficult to qualify, not good, but less catastrophic than in most neighboring countries. The number of contaminations, much higher than the target of 5,000 daily cases set by Emmanuel Macron, has since risen slowly, to currently reach 18,000 French people tested positive every day on average over the last seven days.
“But the situation has changed in recent days”, warned the Prime Minister: the epidemic is now progressing throughout the territory, after an aggravation that began with the departments located in the east of the country, including 25 of them which were already subject to a curfew advanced to 6 p.m. A measure which is therefore extended to the entire metropolis from Saturday in “Preventive braking logic” Jean Castex clarified.
Hospitalizations and intensive care admissions have not yet seen the same increase since
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