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DIRECT. Covid-19: 25 cases of infection with the Omicron variant confirmed in France


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– 7:55 a.m.: 25 people infected with the Omicron variant in France

According to Public Health France, there are now 25 cases of infection with the Omicron variant officially rescued in France.

– 7:45 a.m .: Five officials of a Jordanian hospital sentenced to prison

A Jordanian court on Sunday sentenced to three years in prison for “negligence” five officials of a hospital near Amman following an oxygen shortage that had killed ten patients with Covid 19.

The sentence targets the former director of the public hospital in Salt, west of the capital, and four officials of the establishment.

The patients died last March after the oxygen supply was cut off for nearly an hour in the hospital.

Health Minister Nathir Obeidat resigned with a public apology and Prime Minister Bisher al Khasawneh took full responsibility for the failures.

– 7:30 a.m .: Germany will introduce compulsory vaccination for healthcare workers

The future German government plans to introduce the vaccine obligation, against Covid-19, for nursing staff, staff in residences for the elderly and other medical professions, according to the copy of a draft bill consulted this Sunday, December 5 by Reuters.

Long unfavorable to the idea of ​​imposing vaccination, the German executive, under the leadership of Chancellor-designate Olaf Scholz, has changed course in the face of the outbreak of contaminations in the country.

– 7 a.m .: A Sanitary Defense Council this Monday, December 6

A Health Defense Council is meeting this Monday, December 6 at the Elysee Palace. Faced with the 5th wave and with the approach of Christmas, several subjects will be debated, in particular the vaccination of children, the reinforced health pass, teleworking, early holidays …

– 6:30 a.m .: More than 5 million deaths worldwide

The figure for this Sunday, December 5, shows that since the pandemic, at least 5,249,851 people have died from Covid-19.

– 6 a.m .: The latest report in France with 42,252 new cases.

This Sunday, December 5, 42,252 new cases were rescued in France and 2,066 patients are in intensive care due to Covid-19.