Teachers’ Union In France Call For Strike Over Covid Protocols

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Teachers’ unions in France called Monday for a second major strike this week to protest the government’s Covid testing and isolation protocols. They claim these activities disrupt classes severely. 45% of the country’s primary schools closed last week as a result of a one-day walkout, according to unions, who claim the authorities have failed to […]

France Is The Sixth-most Infected Country With Covid

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219,126 new confirmed cases have been reported by French health authorities in the last 24 hours, marking the fourth-straight day when more than 200,000 cases have been reported. On Saturday, official data released by the French government revealed that France had reported more than 10 million COVID-19 infections since the outbreak of the pandemic. In […]

In France, Omicron Is Now The Dominant Variant, The Health Agency Reports

France’s public health agency says Omicron has become the most prevalent coronavirus strain in the last few days due to an increase in infections. According to the agency’s latest survey published late Thursday, “62.4% of tests showed compatibility with Omicron variants” at the start of this week, compared to 15 percent the week before. Since […]

France Lifts Transit Ban For UK Nationals

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Over the holiday season, British nationals will be able to travel through France to get to their homes in EU countries. In response to difficulties UK travellers faced reaching their countries of residence, France suspended its Covid restriction. Earlier, Eurotunnel had sent out warnings to its customers, and the company said that it was delighted […]

France Records Nearly 180,000 COVID-19 Cases , Extends Curbs

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The French health agency reported 179,807 cases of Covid over the previous 24 hours, exceeding the previous record of 100,000 reported on Saturday. Following nearly 180,000 new Covid cases on Wednesday, France announced that nightclubs would remain closed for three weeks. About 1,600 clubs were ordered to close on December 6 for four weeks to […]

France Sees Over 100,000 Daily Covid-19 Cases For First Time

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As the fast-spreading omicron variant complicates French officials’ efforts to prevent a new lockdown, the French government reported more than 100,000 viral infections in a single day for the first time in this pandemic. Additionally, Covid-19 hospitalizations have doubled during the past month. According to the regional health service, more than one in 100 Parisians […]

Omicron: The French Government Announces A Ban On Non-essential UK Travel From Saturday

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France announced Thursday that non-essential travel will be banned from Britain from the weekend in an effort to slow the spread of Omicron Covid-19, which is causing record numbers of cases on the other side of the channel. According to Emmanuel Macron’s government, the ban will apply equally to unvaccinated and vaccinated travelers for both […]