A street in Nice during the curfew, introduced last April -
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Six days after the announcement of a curfew for eight large cities and Ile-de-France, the Prime Minister is due to announce this Thursday at 5 p.m. the expansion of the measure to deal with the second wave of the epidemic of Covid-19.
According to our information, it will concern, from Saturday evening, 38 new sectors including the whole of the Alpes-Maritimes.
The mayor LR of Cannes David Lisnard in particular confirmed it to
According to the councilor, the prefect announced it to the mayors of the department this Thursday morning by conference call.
The measure will be in effect from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
And it was taken without "any consultation of course" and with "no consideration of local differences", regrets the mayor of Cannes, deploring that "the clandestine parties very conducive to the epidemic will be able to continue to develop".
In hospitals, 81 places out of 100
From Tuesday evening, the mayor of Nice sounded the alert himself and spoke of "an alarming progression of the epidemic".
According to him, "of the 100 departmental Covid places in all health establishments, 81 beds are occupied" and "there are therefore only nineteen free beds left".
This weekend, the prefect and Christian Estrosi had reinforced the passage of patrols in establishments open to the public to avoid the establishment of a curfew.
They feared that the “maximum alert threshold likely to lead to the application” of this measure would soon be reached.
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