Pas-de-Calais confined at weekends. After Nice and Dunkirk, a new territory is affected by confinement on Saturdays and Sundays: the Pas-de-Calais department, placed under cover for four consecutive weekends. “Today, we have the impression of being punished, of being alone”, reacted on franceinfo Matthieu Demoncheaux, mayor of Hesdin (Pas-de-Calais) and president of the community of municipalities of the 7 Valleys.
New shopping centers closed. In France, 23 departments are under “enhanced surveillance”. Non-food shopping centers of more than 10,000 m2 (and no longer 20,000) are now closed there.
A situation “still worrying” in France. Public Health France detected 149,307 cases during the last week of February (+ 7% compared to the previous week). Nearly 3,700 Covid-19 patients are in intensive care: a level still far from the peaks of the first (7,000) and second waves (4,900), but the occupancy rate exceeds 100% of initial capacities in Hauts-de-France and Provence-Alpes Côte d’Azur.
Italy is tightening the screw in three regions. Italy’s health minister announced new restrictions in three regions. Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Veneto, previously classified in yellow (moderate risk), change to orange (medium risk), while Campania, the region of Naples, changes to red (high risk) from Monday.
In Israel, a concert for vaccinated spectators. Several hundred people wearing masks attended an outdoor concert hosted by Tel Aviv City Hall on Friday, the first in a series of musical performances staged for people vaccinated against the coronavirus.
California plans to reopen Disneyland. Sanitary criteria will be relaxed in California, where Disneyland and other amusement parks, as well as open-air stadiums can begin to reopen as of April 1 under certain conditions.
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