After President Emmanuel Macron’s announcement on Monday evening, one million French people, especially young people, rallied for appointments to be vaccinated against Govt-19.
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The boss of the Doctole booking site reported on Tuesday evening that “926,000 French people have been vaccinated.” For 65%, appointments were made to people under the age of 35, Stanislas Nix-Sato said on the BFMTV channel. This is five times more than the previous Monday, he said.
Going to a restaurant, a cafe, a cinema or a theater, boarding a train to see your family on the other side of France, boarding a plane: For all these relatively simple gestures, the French must quickly issue a health pass that says they have been vaccinated or tested negative. Cultural destinations next week, for restaurants and transport in early August.
Faced with the progress of the Delta variant, the government has taken all necessary steps to increase vaccine protection. As of Sunday, 66% of people over the age of 18 had received at least one dose of the vaccine, and 51% had been fully immunized.
“The vaccine is not immediately mandatory for everyone, but we will extend the health pass as much as possible to vaccinate many of you,” the French president said Monday.
As part of a “cell” system that relies especially on associations and community action centers, the government will intensify efforts to get as close as possible to induced elderly people and inject them.
The Scientific Council, which guides administrators in managing the crisis, on Friday expressed concern about the vaccine dose for “people over 60 and those at risk of 40 to 60”.
“Yet 20% are not old, and entire segments of adults, including the unaffected, are becoming the most important reservoir for the Great Wave,” archaeologist Antoine Flahold warned in mid-June.
Flexibility for teens
A government spokesman said “I’m glad to hear the president’s message,” although some on social media condemned the attack on liberties, citing another move announced Monday: with caregivers and people vulnerable to the mandatory vaccination.
Economy Minister Bruno Le Myre called on young people who have not yet been vaccinated to have some flexibility (because they have been entitled to it since the end of June), but who will leave 12? Adult Health Pass.
Apart from young people, European tourists who had planned to come to France would face problems if they were not vaccinated yet. They can access the area when the PCR test is given, but be sure to prepare it to go to a restaurant.
Politically, it condemns the actions of the far right (Rassemblement National, RN) and the far left (La France Insomnia, LFI).
At the same time, LFI leader Jean-Luc Mன்சlenchon tweeted, “#Macron’s results reduce abuse of power and social discrimination. Example: Mandatory #pass sanitary will be tested by unchecked police officers. Come to the absurd. RN Marine Le Pen’s boss criticized the “drastic decline in personal liberties”.
France also decided on Tuesday to classify Tunisia on its red list due to deteriorating health, which means strangers will not be able to go there or return without a compelling reason. It will deliver more than a million vaccines to Tunisia in the coming weeks.
The authorities will be extended from September 30 to December 31, which will allow them to order the interim level of the health emergency regime, especially prisons and other control measures (such as public movement, access to institutions open to the public). Local. . The bill will be tabled in the Cabinet on July 19.