The Prime Minister continues to provide an update on the new wave of coronavirus.

Elisabeth Borne will meet this Thursday with the presidents of the National Assembly, the Senate and the parliamentary groups during two parliamentary liaison committees devoted to Covid-19, we learned on Wednesday from Matignon.

These meetings must address in particular the bill aimed at maintaining "a health monitoring and security system" until March 2023 and which must be examined in July, when the epidemic is experiencing a sharp rebound in France.

Elisabeth Borne will first have a videoconference with the presidents of groups in the National Assembly and its new president Yaël Braun-Pivet at 1:30 p.m., followed by the leaders in the Senate and its president Gérard Larcher from 3:30 p.m.

Encouragement to put the mask back on

The Prime Minister had asked the prefects and health authorities on Tuesday to encourage the wearing of a mask "in crowded places" and "enclosed spaces", in particular "public transport", while the incidence rate of Covid-19 epidemic "has doubled in one week on almost all of the metropolitan territory and in all age groups of the population", according to Matignon.

According to a draft bill, the government plans to use the health pass on arrival in France, Corsica and overseas.

The text, however, does not provide for extending beyond July 31 the possibility of restoring the state of health emergency, nor a health or vaccination pass to restrict access to certain places or gatherings.

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