January 26, 2022

DIRECT. “We are just over 130 cases of the Omicron variant” detected in France, says Gabriel Attal

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09h11 : On the sidelines of his visit to Marseille, Jean Castex underlines that “the reproduction rate begins to decelerate”. At the microphone of France Bleu Provence, he wants to be reassuring about the start of the January school year: “The health situation would have to be catastrophic to resort to the closure of schools, it is not our intentions.”

09h00 : It is 9 o’clock, here is the main news of the morning:

• Will departures on vacation be disrupted? After the filing of a strike notice for this weekend on the South-East axis, the government promises to “put everyone around the table” for “to minimize the impact of this strike on the French”.

• A call for a national strike is launched in schools, from today, to denounce the “precariousness” in the extracurricular sector. Disturbances are expected in recreation centers, extracurricular centers and canteens.

• They risk having their health pass deactivated tomorrow. About 400,000 French people over 65, vaccinated for at least seven months and eligible for the vaccine booster, have not yet received their additional dose.

• Tropical Depression Ruby, which affects New Caledonia, reached Noumea with gusts of 135 km / h. Several roads are cut across the territory. Our colleagues from New Caledonia La 1ère offer you a direct.

08h46 : “There have never been as many tests as there are today.” The government spokesperson opposes any return to completely free testing. He recalls thatmore than 90% of French “ are already eligible for free tests: “the vaccinated, minors and contact cases “.

08h47 : “We were clear about the rules. (…) From December 15, the health pass is subject to the booster dose.”

Gabriel Attal confirms that those over 65 who have been fully vaccinated for more than seven months will have their health pass suspended from tomorrow if they have not received the booster dose to which they are eligible for more than three months.

08h39 : Will the government tighten the screws further in the face of the fifth wave? “There are no plans to change the rules, assures the spokesperson of the executive, Gabriel Attal, on franceinfo. According to him, 133 cases of the Omicron variant have now been detected in the country.

06h16 : Could people over 65 who have not yet received their vaccination booster benefit from an additional period before their pass is suspended? Unlikely, because the recall campaign has already been open to them for more than three months and because they have priority, without an appointment, in the vaccination centers.

06h13 : According to information from our journalist Solenne Le Hen, 5% of those over 65 who have been vaccinated for at least seven months, i.e. 400,000 people, should have their health pass deactivated from tomorrow, for lack of having received their booster injection . Their QR code will be reactivated as soon as they receive their booster dose.

06h06 : Let’s make a first point on the news of this Tuesday:

• They risk having their health pass deactivated tomorrow. About 400,000 French people over 65 who have been vaccinated for at least seven months and eligible for the vaccine booster have not yet received their additional dose, according to our information.

• Take a test the same day or the day before, limit the number of guests, ensure that the most fragile have received a booster dose … The Ministry of Health has published the recommendations of the Scientific Council for the holidays the end of the year.

• A call for a national strike is launched in schools, from today, to denounce the “precariousness” in the extracurricular sector. Disturbances are expected in recreation centers, extracurricular centers and canteens.

• The organizers of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games unveiled the outlines of the opening ceremony last night. For the first time in history, the show will take place outside a stadium, on the Seine, in front of 600,000 people.