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DIRECT. Covid: Jean Castex will receive the teaching unions this Thursday at the end of the afternoon


To follow regional, national and international information live on the Covid-19 epidemic, this Thursday, January 13.

– 4:30 p.m .: Jean Castex will receive the teachers’ unions at the end of the afternoon

Prime Minister Jean Castex will receive the unions of National Education staff today at the end of the afternoon, announces Matignon.

– 1:50 p.m .: Olivier Véran contracted the Covid

Olivier Véran, the Minister of Health, tested positive for Covid this Thursday, January 13.

He said he was in solitary confinement and continued to perform his duties remotely.

I have just tested positive for Covid.
As a result, I put myself in solitary confinement and continued to perform my duties from a distance.

– Olivier Véran (@olivierveran) January 13, 2022

– 1:45 p.m .: 3.4 million work stoppages in December, half of which are related to Covid

According to Thomas Fatome, the director general of Health Insurance said that there have been 3.4 million work stoppages over the last 5 weeks of 2021, of which 50% are linked to Covid.

“We have a significant acceleration in the number of work stoppages over the last five weeks of 2021 and the trend is confirmed at the start of the year.”

– 12:30 p.m .: relieve the prisons because of the Covid

Dominique Simonnot, the general controller of places of deprivation of liberty (CGLPL) alerted this Thursday, January 13 the Ministry of Justice on “the need to quickly resort” to “prison regulation mechanisms” to relieve prisoners and supervisors, affected by the duration of the restrictions related to Covid-19.

– 11:50 am: the ministry does not announce the same figures regarding the strike

The Ministry of Education announced in a press release this Thursday, January 13 that 31.07% of teachers were on strike according to the first estimates collected.

It specifies 38.48% at the primary level (against 75% according to the unions) and 23.73% in the middle and high schools (against 62% according to the unions).

Figures much lower than the first estimates provided by the unions on the occasion of an unprecedented day of mobilization.

Official figures also show a strike participation rate of 27.34% on average for all National Education staff.

– 11 a.m .: 75% strikers in schools and 62% in colleges and high schools

The strike of this Thursday, January 13 is very followed. The unions have just announced the figures. 75% of primary school teachers have already declared themselves on strike, but in middle and high schools according to the SNES-FSU, there are 62% of strikers.

– 10:30 am: 12 million tests carried out in one week

As Gabriel Attal announced this Wednesday, January 12, the screening figures amount to 12 million in one week.

Indeed, according to figures published by Public Health France, 12 million PCR and antigen tests were carried out from January 3 to 9.

An average of 1.7 million tests carried out per day.

– 10:15 a.m .: conditions for entry into France from the United Kingdom relaxed

The decision to relax the conditions of entry into French territory for travelers from the United Kingdom are relaxed.

Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, the Deputy Minister in charge of Tourism officially announced on Twitter this Thursday, January 13.

The decree will be published this Friday, January 14, “with immediate entry into force”.

“We are relaxing the conditions for entry into France from the UK for vaccinated travelers.”

He clarified that there were no more compelling reasons, nor isolation.

On the other hand, a negative test of less than 24 hours will be requested.

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The decree will be published tomorrow morning, with immediate entry into force pic.twitter.com/cthQc0D6qP

– Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne (@JBLemoyne) January 13, 2022

– 9:20 a.m .: Robert Ménard in favor of the vaccination pass which he considers effective

Robert Ménard, mayor of Béziers explained this Thursday, January 13 on Europe 1, that he was in favor of the vaccine pass.

He declared: “The answer given with the sanitary pass and now vaccination is the right answer, because it is effective”.

Robert Ménard: Jean-Michel Blanquer “gives the baton to be beaten (…) It’s too easy to make him the scapegoat for a policy that is complicated to implement”# Europe1 pic.twitter.com/xq0YBP6ilm

– Europe 1 ud83c udfa7 ud83c udf0d ud83d udcfb (@ Europe1) January 13, 2022

– 9 a.m .: Christian Estrosi wants to confine the non-vaccinated and take away unemployment insurance

The mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi said this Thursday, January 13 on BFM: “Those who are not vaccinated should be confined to their homes and not be entitled to unemployment insurance.”

In favor of compulsory vaccination, he accuses the unvaccinated of being a threat.

“Those who pose a threat to our country are those who remain in unacceptable postures, and I want zero tolerance in this area.”

– 7:30 a.m .: teachers’ strike to challenge the management of the health crisis in schools

This Thursday, January 13, teachers will go on strike to denounce the management of the health crisis in schools.

The mobilization promises to be “historic”, with 75% of primary school teachers who should be on strike according to the Snuipp-FSU union.

– 7:15 a.m .: the number of spectators limited to 50% at the Australian Open

The number of spectators allowed to attend the Australian Open will be limited to 50% of the event’s capacity to meet the restrictions imposed to fight the coronavirus pandemic, the government of the United Kingdom announced on Thursday. ‘State of Victoria.

Wearing a mask will be compulsory and social distancing measures must be respected indoors.

– 7 a.m .: the Senate approves the text on the vaccination pass with modifications

The bill on the vaccine pass was adopted in the Senate this Wednesday January 12 at night.

But the senators modified some points of the text, with its introduction that from 10,000 hospitalizations at the national level, except in the departments where the incidence rate is strong where the rate of vaccination complete is less than 80% of the total population.

Other modification, the vaccination pass cannot not apply to minors.

In addition, senators havet removed customer identity verification for places where the pass is requested, only the police will be able to check the identity.

– 6:30 a.m .: 361,719 new contaminations

Health authorities report 361,719 new cases of coronavirus in 24 hours, this Wednesday January 12.

23,889 people are hospitalized , of which 2,806 were admitted within 24 hours. In intensive care, we count 3 985 patients, including 381 new admissions.

And 249 people died.

– 6 am: the Omicron variant “remains a dangerous virus”, warns the World Health Organization

This variant, which is spreading at an unprecedented rate since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, “remains a dangerous virus”, “in particular for those who are not vaccinated”, warned the director general of the World Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, at a press conference on Wednesday January 12.