Paris, November 16 On the 16th local time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in France was close to 2 million. French Health Minister Vilan said that the number of hospitalized and severe cases in the second wave of the French pandemic has reached a peak.
According to the pandemic data released by the French Ministry of Health that night, the total number of confirmed cases in France on the 16th was close to 2 million, 1991,233. The number of newly confirmed cases in a single day on the 16th fell to less than 10,000 for the first time in a few days, but it may still be related to the rest of many testing institutions on weekends. The number of deaths from Coronavirus in France is 45,054, with 506 new deaths.
The number of hospitalized and severe cases of Coronavirus in France continues to rise. The number of hospitalized patients on the 16th was 33,497, an increase of 416 from the previous day; the number of severely ill patients is now 4919, an increase of 23 from the previous day. The French virus test positive rate dropped to 16.4%.
French Minister of Health Vilan went to Lyon to inspect the pandemic situation. He said that the number of hospitalized and severely ill patients in the second wave of the French pandemic has reached a peak. He said that a number of pandemic indicators show that France is regaining control of the pandemic situation, and the speed of virus spread has declined.
But Weiland also warned that the current level of pandemic control is not enough, and prevention and control cannot be stopped. He emphasized that we must remain vigilant and take proactive measures to prevent the pandemic before discussing deregulation measures.
French officials are currently studying whether bookstores, toy stores and other places can resume operations in December. On the 16th, French Minister of Industry Runacher stated that it is an “ideal situation” for some stores to resume business from December 1st. She believes that it is not yet possible to resume store operations and emphasized that all necessary measures will still be taken to slow the spread of the virus.
Some businesses called for the ability to resume business from November 27th to take advantage of the “Black Friday” opportunity to launch promotional activities. Pequeres, chairman of the Paris Region Council, expressed his support for the above call and hopes to allow businesses to extend business hours at that time.
The French News Information Channel quoted official sources as saying that bars, restaurants and cafes will not be reopened at the end of this year. French officials initially consider that these places will resume opening on January 15 next year. (Finish)