(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) The cumulative number of confirmed cases in France exceeds 6.55 million, the Minister of Education says it will promote students to be vaccinated

  China News Agency, Paris, August 19 (Reporter Li Yang) On the 19th local time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in France exceeded 6.55 million.

French Education Minister Blanche said that in order to deal with the risk of mutated new crown virus strains, he will promote students to be vaccinated against the new crown to ensure that all schools will be "as open as possible" after the start of the new school year.

  Official epidemic data showed that France had 23,973 new confirmed cases in a single day on the 19th, and the total number of confirmed cases reached 6,557,356.

The cumulative number of deaths in France is now 113,182, with 127 new deaths in a single day.

France has had more than 100 new deaths in a single day for 3 consecutive days.

At present, the number of hospitalized patients with the new crown in France is 10,392, and the number of severely ill patients is now 2,049.

  French Education Minister Blanche said when inspecting the school outside Paris on the 19th that he would promote vaccination of students, mainly for students aged 12 to 17.

He said that the vaccination work for students of this age has been officially decided through scientific research.

  Blanche said that after the beginning of the new school year, the whole France will deploy 6000 to 7000 vaccination centers around the school to promote the vaccination of students, and the government will organize vaccination for students who have not yet been vaccinated.

In France, more than 50% of the 12 to 17-year-old minors have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

  French Prime Minister Castel said when talking about the vaccination of children under 12 that day, he was still waiting for a decision from the health agency.

He also said that people who are afraid of getting vaccinated should not be made fun of, and the dangers of the new coronavirus must be explained to them.

  France listed Algeria and Morocco in the "red zone" of entry control on the 19th, meaning that people from Algeria and Morocco will not be able to enter France unless they are vaccinated, unless there is a "convincing reason."

French TV station BFM said that the epidemic in these two North African countries is very serious.

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