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DIRECT – Coronavirus: record of contaminations in the United Kingdom since January


Many countries, including France, are facing a fifth wave of the epidemic. Six regions have already activated the “white plan” to reduce tension in hospitals. Follow all the news related to Covid-19 in France and around the world.

8:01 p.m.

The UK is in a “deeply worrying situation” with more than 58,000 new Covid-19 infections recorded on Friday, unheard of since January, Housing Minister Michael Gove said after a crisis meeting .

7:47 p.m.

A 57-year-old woman who had obtained a false vaccination certificate died of Covid-19 in a hospital in the Ile-de-France region, the head of the establishment’s intensive care unit said on Friday, calling on unvaccinated patients not to hide it to doctors.

The patient, without a medical history, had been admitted to the Raymond-Poincaré hospital in Garches (Hauts-de-Seine) with a false health pass bought from a doctor, ensuring that she was vaccinated.

2:48 p.m.

The Hauts-de-France Regional Health Agency (ARS) announced on Friday the extension of the “white plan” to the entire region due to “the pressure” that the Covid epidemic is putting “on intensive care and conventional hospital beds ”.

The ARS also asked the region to open “114 critical care beds and 260 additional medicine beds” “by mid-December”.


German deputies have adopted a law forcing medical staff to be vaccinated against Covid-19, the first step before a vaccination obligation extended to the entire population expected at the beginning of next year.

10:45 a.m.

Olivier Véran sets the target of 20 million recalls by Christmas.


Proof of vaccination against Covid-19 is now mandatory for travelers deciding to travel to Ghana, which is trying to avoid a fourth wave of infections, health authorities in the West African country announced on Friday.

9:27 a.m.

According to figures from Doctolib, more than 12.3 million French people had received their booster dose by December 8. Or 18% of the population.

In addition, since the start of the week, 1.5 million booster appointments have been made on the platform, an average of 335,000 each day.


The government “hopes” that the situation on the front of the 5th wave of the Covid-19 epidemic “will improve by” Christmas, said government spokesman Gabriel Attal, judging that “the French efforts “pay off. Asked about RTL to know if he recommended a gauge at the family table for the end of year holidays, he confirmed that the government, for the time being, was not issuing this year “no recommendation such as this one “.


Chinese Premier League football matches will be played without spectators, a measure taken to limit the risk of contamination by Covid-19, as Beijing prepares to host the Winter Olympics (February 4-20, 2022 ).

6:45 a.m.

Country with the highest number of deaths in the world in relation to its population, Peru paid tribute on Thursday to the 551 doctors who died from Covid-19, or more than 6% of the profession.

6:00 am

From this Friday, the discos must close. In addition, dancing in bars and restaurants is also prohibited.


Morocco has decided to extend the suspension of passenger flights to and from the country at least until December 31, according to a note from the Moroccan civil aviation directorate. “All flights to and from Morocco are suspended from December 9 until December 31 minimum,” announced the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC), specifying that exceptional repatriation flights were still subject to authorizations from Moroccan authorities.