While a health defense council is held at 4 p.m. at the Elysee Palace, There is no question, at this stage, according to information from franceinfo, of establishing a curfew for New Year’s Eve, or of extending the school holidays.
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Faced with the new variant of Covid-19, Omicron, and while the threshold of 100,000 new cases per day was crossed on December 24, the government intends to show restraint during the health defense council held on Monday, December 27, at 4 p.m., by videoconference, franceinfo learned on Sunday, December 26. According to our information, there is no question of establishing a curfew for New Year’s Eve on December 31, nor of extending the school holidays.
“We are going to take less strong but more lasting measures”, decrypts a minister. The obligation to wear a mask outside will once again be the order of the day, in particular in the center of large cities and in the event of crowds.
“These measures may appear modest compared to other waves of the epidemic, recognizes a member of the government, but today we have the vaccine. “ The executive thus plans to abolish the isolation period for contact cases of a person positive for the Omicron variant, provided they have a complete vaccination schedule.