According to several French media reports on the 16th, the French Senate (the upper house of the parliament) had a mass infection of new coronary pneumonia this week, and many senators have been diagnosed with the infection.
According to a report from French commercial FM television, there are currently 8 parliamentarians infected and one of them has been hospitalized for treatment. Another 4 assistants to parliamentarians or Senate staff were diagnosed.
According to reports, the Senate has begun testing senators, their assistants, and Senate staff from the 14th. Currently, of the 348 senators, more than 100 have undergone nucleic acid testing. Testing will continue next week. At the same time, the Senate will not stop working because of confirmed cases.
Previously, the French National Assembly (the lower house of parliament) had 8 confirmed cases in mid-September. At present, the upper and lower houses of the French parliament have set upper limits on the number of attendees in committee rooms and plenary rooms.
At present, the upper and lower houses of the French parliament have set upper limits on the number of attendees in committee rooms and plenary rooms.