The government wants to extend the state of health emergency in Mayotte and Guyana until October 30. These two ultra-marine territories were particularly affected by the Covid-19 epidemic.

The government wants to extend until October 30 the state of health emergency put in place to fight against the epidemic of Covid-19 in Guyana and Mayotte, because of the still active circulation of the virus, according to a examined government amendment Wednesday at the Assembly. Monday evening, the government announced the postponement of the second round of municipal elections in Guyana, due to the active spread of the coronavirus on this territory. It is however maintained in Mayotte, another ultra-marine territory also hard hit by the epidemic. 

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"The departments of Guyana and Mayotte present to date more degraded health situations, which could require the enactment of more restrictive administrative measures after July 10", indicates this amendment to the bill leaving the state of emergency in France.