300 thousand of tests for coronavirus in a week and two million since the end of quarantine: France keeps abreast of the epidemic, assured on Wednesday jérôme Salomon, head of the General Directorate of health. Today, according to the authorities, on the territory of the Republic account for 90 of foci of infection; more than 7.5 thousand people remain in hospitals with a diagnosis of Covid-19, 538 of them in intensive care units.
“We should prepare for a new round of the epidemic or even the second wave, said Salomon on Wednesday in interview to the newspaper “Figaro”. We must understand that our behavior depends, back the epidemic or we will be able to avoid it. Each must comply with the measures of individual protection, keep your distance, wear a mask, especially in a situation of close contact or in an enclosed space”.
In turn, the new Prime Minister of France Jean Castex reported that the French authorities have developed a plan for re-isolation in the case of the second wave. Thus, the regime of self-isolation “would not be absolute, given the consequences of such quarantine for the economy and society; we are talking about targeted measures,” – said the new head of government.