What there is to know :
– All French people over 18 can be vaccinated against Covid-19. All you need to know is to read in this article.
– Since the start of the vaccination campaign in France, 25,315,595 people have received at least one injection and 10,742,886 people have received two injections, according to data from the Ministry of Health.
– Travelers from the United Kingdom must now have a compelling reason to return to French territory, and they must submit to a mandatory ten-day quarantine.
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3:44 p.m. More than a million inhabitants fully vaccinated in Hauts-de-France
ARS Hauts-de-France indicates Tuesday that 1,021,898 people are fully vaccinated in Hauts-de-France. “The vaccination coverage rate is approaching 90% for the 75-80 year olds (87.8%) and 70-75 year old (85.3%) and exceeds 70% for those 80 and over (73.6% ) and 65-69 year olds (73.4%) “, specifies the ARS which ensures that” the pace of vaccination will continue to accelerate in June ».
2:55 p.m. Health certificate: the European Union launches its system
The EU launched on Tuesday its technical platform intended to ensure the interoperability of “health passes” which will allow, from July 1, to travel between Member States, said the European Commission, specifying that seven countries had already connected to it to issue their first certificates.
Certifying that a person is vaccinated, immunized following an infection or that they have passed a negative test, this document – in paper or digital format – will be recognized by all 27.
The technical platform operated by the Commission makes it possible to verify and authenticate the digital signatures contained in the QR codes of the certificates, without processing personal data, by consulting the “signature keys” stored in national servers.
13h. Covid-19: the price of PCR tests will drop
The price paid by Health Insurance to laboratories and liberal professionals who perform PCR tests will drop from 15% to 30%.
12:58. France: a € 3 billion transition fund for large companies and mid-sized companies
The French government announced on Tuesday the creation of a transition fund of three billion euros to help large companies and those of intermediate size (ETI) in difficulty because of the Covid-19 crisis. This system, which complements that of participatory loans, ” offers an intervention capacity in loans, quasi-equity and equity », According to the support plan presented by the Ministers of Economy Bruno Le Maire and Justice Eric Dupond-Moretti.
The fund will be managed by the Ministry of the Economy which will examine the requests, and contributions in quasi-equity or equity will have a ” undetermined maturity “With rates that will vary depending on the duration of the loan, said Bruno Le Maire at a press conference.
This new system is financed by 1.8 billion euros not consumed out of 20 billion planned for the increase in State capital in companies in difficulty, by 600 million unused credits from the Economic and Social Development Fund (FDES ) and by 600 million new credits as part of the amending finance bill which will be presented on Wednesday by the government, we detailed to Bercy.
12:31. During the pandemic, the French saved 142 billion euros more than usual
The records continue: the French saved around 142 billion euros more than normal between the end of the first quarter of 2020, shortly after the outbreak of Covid-19 in the country, and the end of the first quarter of 2021 , said the Banque de France on Tuesday. The stake of this jackpot is immense: the government hopes that the French will largely spend this savings on products or services in France to support activity and achieve the 5% economic growth targeted for this year.
According to a note from the central bank, the savings surplus, calculated in relation to the “flows that would have been obtained by prolonging the pre-Covid trend”, was constituted especially during the months of confinement in 2020, it is ie in March, April, May and November and ” its accumulation continued in the first quarter of 2021 ». More ” according to the first available indications, there was no noticeable acceleration of this accumulation in April with the closure of non-essential businesses throughout France The document continues.
11:50. Businesses and businesses: solidarity fund, partial activity, this aid which will start to decline
The government is due to present on June 2 an amending finance bill (PLFR) comprising 15 billion euros of additional emergency measures, which will be used in particular to finance partial activity and targeted aid for companies in difficulty, had detailed Olivier Dussopt and the Minister of the Economy Bruno Le Maire in an interview with Les Echos on Thursday. This is the beginning of the end of “whatever the cost”.
10:38 am. Company catering: six at the table, gauge … the protocol changes from June 9
If the rules for teleworking are relaxed from June 9, the same goes for the rules in business catering. We take stock.
9:30 am. The beginning of the end of “whatever the cost”
The Ministry of the Economy is planning € 15.5 billion in new emergency loans. But the “whatever the cost” of supporting businesses will gradually diminish. The bosses themselves are not opposed to it.
9:15 am. The future simplified restructuring procedure for corporate debts presented today
Bruno Le Maire will detail today with the Minister of Justice, Eric Dupond-Moretti, the future simplified restructuring procedure for corporate debts. This budget collective will also include recent government announcements, such as the 700 million euros allocated to maintaining emergency accommodation places, 300 million euros for compensation for farmers affected by the frost, 100 million euros for the “Pass’Sport” for young people.
9:10. This is the beginning of the end for the “whatever the cost”
With only a gradual resumption of activity, the government is once again forced to reload the emergency aid systems for the economy, inexorably pushing up the cost of the health crisis even if it promises the imminent end of ” whatever the cost ””.
The amending finance bill (PLFR), which will be presented on June 2 in the Council of Ministers, will include an additional 15.5 billion euros to finance the emergency aid put in place last year in the first weeks of the crisis, announced the Ministry of the Economy.
« We got to this point of releasing whatever it takes, but we’re doing it gradually “, Assured Thursday morning on France Inter the Minister of the Economy Bruno Le Maire. Because despite the swelling of envelopes, the amount of aid will gradually be reduced, as health restrictions are lifted and activity resumes as a result. The solidarity fund is notably supposed to be phased out at the end of August, subject to further improvement in the health situation.
The recourse to partial unemployment, it should switch gradually towards the device of partial long-term activity set up last year. But Bruno the Mayor remains cautious, promising ” by the end of August (…) a final update on the economic situation “To see” what are the very last aids that will have to be maintained ».
8:40 am. FFP2: Public Health France recalls nearly 17 million masks distributed to caregivers
This note went relatively unnoticed on the website of the National Medicines Safety Agency (ANSM). But revealed by Mediapart, it clearly indicates that Public Health France asks hospitals in particular to no longer use masks labeled “Biomass Graphene”. The document entitled “Urgent – safety information “Indicates that the masks should be stored in”
pending evaluation of the possible risk associated with the presence of graphene in these masks
7:30 am. Covid-19: the law of exit from the state of health emergency promulgated in the Official Journal
The law governing the gradual exit from the state of emergency, which is due to end on September 30, was promulgated in the Official Journal.
7:15 am. Lille: with her meals at one euro, Marina tackles student precariousness
On Twitter, Marina, a former psychology student, created 1repas1euro less than two months ago, an account where she finds solutions to allow students to eat a variety of foods on the cheap. Almost 40,000 subscribers already await its recipes and menus daily.
6.30 a.m. In France, nearly one in two adults has received a first injection of the vaccine
Since the start of the vaccination campaign in France, 25,315,595 people have received at least one injection and 10,742,886 people have received two injections, according to data from the Ministry of Health: one in two French adults has therefore received their first injection, and one in five French adults received both injections.
6:25 a.m. Flea markets and clearance sales authorized again in the Nord and Pas-de-Calais
This is the good news for this early June. The prefectures of Nord and Pas-de-Calais once again authorize the organization of flea markets and other garage sales.
6:20 a.m. WHO will use Greek letters to name variants
B.1.617, B.1.1.7, B.1.351… Retaining the scientific names of the Covid-19 variants is proving to be a real headache. But the WHO will simplify things by also giving them names of Greek letters.
6:15 am. Peru has the world’s highest death rate after reassessment
Peru, which reassessed on Monday on expert recommendations the number of people who died from Covid from 69,000 to 180,000, is now the country in the world with the highest number of deaths per million inhabitants, according to the report. classification established by AFP on the basis of official figures.
6:10 am. In the midst of a health disaster, Brazil recovers the Copa América
Against all expectations, the organization of the Copa America, which begins in 14 days, was attributed to Brazil after the withdrawals of the Argentine and Colombian co-organizers for health reasons. “Death Championship” with the mascot “Covidinho”: criticism quickly flew in Brazil where the Covid-19 has killed more than 460,000. The Brazilian government announced Monday evening that nothing was final yet.
6 hours. EU and London still skeptical about the lifting of patents on anti-Covid vaccines
The European Union, Great Britain and Japan have maintained their reservation on a possible lifting of patents on anti-Covid vaccines before the WTO, a representative of this trade organization said on Monday.