Tag: Covid

News from France

I returned from vacation yesterday evening and needed to catch up with what’s going to be happening in France this week. There are several Covid-related rules changes  – what else! – in France this week from changes to mask rules in schools and free… Continue Reading “News from France”

Latest Covid News from France

The Delta variant is the main form of Covid-19 circulating in France, and is responsible for the huge spike in cases recorded over the past few days. Prime Minister Jean Castex has admitted: …..we are in the fourth wave. ICU staff treat a Covid-19… Continue Reading “Latest Covid News from France”

Delta Dance

Yesterday evening French president Emmanuel Macron announced a package of measures to help France control a fourth wave of Covid cases, including stricter border controls, the extension of the health passport for more everyday activities and making the vaccine compulsory for all healthcare workers.… Continue Reading “Delta Dance”

A Year of Covid in France

How time flies! It’s now just over a year since an 80-year-old Chinese tourist died in a hospital in Paris, and achieved the grim distinction of being the first Covid-19 fatality in Europe. Here’s what happened over the following 12 months. The man had… Continue Reading “A Year of Covid in France”

More Lockdown Loosening

France had initially hoped to lift many of its lockdown rules next Tuesday thereby enabling people to visit friends and family over the holidays, followed by a re-opening of bars, restaurants and gyms on 20th January. However all this depended on cases falling to… Continue Reading “More Lockdown Loosening”