Covid infections in France are growing again due to the Delta variant. “The British example shows that a new wave is possible as early as the end of July” tweets the French Minister of Health, Olivier Véran. “We can limit it and limit the health impact with precautionary gestures, vaccines”. “Vaccines – he underlines – reduce serious risks also with regard to the delta variant. Vaccinated people get sick less and are transmitted less and live less in stress. flock. We must succeed together, “he stresses again.
This week, Véran notes, “4.1 million people have been vaccinated, of which 1.2 million with a first dose. It is a record. But we must go even faster. It is a race against time that ours Country faces “.
In the last 24 hours in France, 2,549 new positive cases of Covid-19 have been recorded, bringing the total number from the beginning of the pandemic to 5,786,203 cases. Since yesterday there have been 9 more deaths, bringing the total deaths since the beginning of the pandemic to 111,190. The positivity rate in the last 7 days stood at 0.8%.