4:17 pm: USA: Reopening of borders “in early November” for vaccinated people
The White House announced Thursday that the United States will allow all internationally vaccinated international travelers in early November.
White House Epidemiology Coordinator Jeff Giants said travelers from abroad should also be tested and wear masks, while contact tracking will be implemented.
Washington lifts restrictions on travelers from the European Union, the United Kingdom or China from March 2020 and then applies to India or Brazil.
4:05 pm: US reopens borders to vaccinated European and British travelers
CNN and the Politico website announced on Monday that the United States would lift restrictions imposed in March 2020 to allow travelers vaccinated against Covit-19 from the European Union and the United Kingdom to enter its territory.
The media, citing several anonymous sources who are aware of the matter, said the announcement would be made on Monday. The Financial Times says the deregulation will take effect in November. The “travel ban” will be in effect for about 20 months.
2:53 pm: 69% of 12-17 year olds receive their first injection
National Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanker on Monday welcomed the progress of the vaccine against Govt-19 to middle and high school students, which exceeded 69% for the first injection, calling on families to “volunteer” to continue the movement. “It is very important that we continue the ongoing movement, we have already surpassed 69% of students aged 12-17 who have been vaccinated for the first time,” the minister promised, visiting Fernand College – Fusion de Grantvilleers, in Ois, where a vaccination center has been set up. “Any college or high school student should be vaccinated in September and usually have a second injection in October,” he said.
Jean-Michel Blanker acknowledged that the number of classes closed in early September had increased “but the recent observations we make lead us to think that we may be at the beginning of a descent”.
12:46 pm: Pfizer / Bioentech vaccine “safe” for 5-11 year olds
The Pfizer / Bioentech vaccine against Govit-19 is “safe” and “well tolerated” by children between the ages of 5 and 11, and the appropriate dose triggers a “bad” immune response, according to a study released by laboratories on Monday.
Both companies plan to submit this data to authorities “sooner rather than later,” according to a report, which states that the immune response seen in 16- to 25-year-olds who received the high-dose vaccine is “comparable.”
11:34 am: City dwellers do not walk out to the countryside
The health restrictions associated with the Govt-19 crisis certainly made some city dwellers go green, but the big urban evacuation did not happen. According to an iPhone survey conducted for Optimhome, potential buyers are always more interested in medium-sized cities. In this article we will explain everything.
11:15 a.m .: Extended prison in Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city
The lockout of Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, has been extended by two weeks. Prime Minister Jacinta Artern said the city, which has a population of two million, will be downgraded to a Grade 3 four – level warning by Tuesday evening because it is “no longer contagious and not found in Auckland”. Residents will continue to be at home, but some businesses, such as restaurants, can now offer without any contact.
New Zealand imposed a national lockout on August 17 after the first case of delta variation appeared.
10:30 am: Extended health pass?
Prime Minister Jean Costex’s entourage announced that a bill to extend the Health Pass would be “prepared and presented to the Council of Ministers on October 13.” It will then be examined by parliament, representatives and senators.
On the night of July 25 to 26, Parliament approved the Health Pass system, which was introduced until November 15. To go further, a new vote is necessary. More details in our article.
9:06 a.m .: Americans can get the third dose
The U.S. launches its first anti-Govt vaccine booster campaign this Monday for all U.S. adults who received a second dose eight months ago.
But on Friday, experts in the medical world spoke out in favor of the 3rd dose of Pfizer vaccine for all Americans over the age of 65 or at risk but against the entire population against its injection.
Experts were unanimous that a third dose of the vaccine was needed for those over 65 years of age and six months after the second dose at high risk of developing a severe form of the disease. But this group expressed concern about the possible side effects if an additional dose of the vaccine is given to the entire population, especially young people.
8:13 a.m .: Fiji wants to reopen its borders to tourists
Despite the grip of Govt-19, the Fiji Islands have been eager to welcome tourists back since November in hopes of reviving the devastated economy.
Once 80% of the eligible population has been vaccinated, tourists from countries on the “green list” – Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Canada, South Korea, Singapore and parts of the United States – can stay in the archipelago. Without carrying out isolation. So far, 66% of residents have received two vaccines.
7:49 a.m .: Restrictions relaxed at Martinique
From Monday, in Martinique, travel will be allowed within a 10km radius, instead of 1km around the house until then. Access to beaches will be re-authorized “dynamically”. Navigation is possible with the rule of a maximum of 6 passengers on private boats.
7:05 a.m .: Towards possible restoration in Melbourne
According to a “road map” released on Sunday, the Australian city of Melbourne will be out of control by the end of October if the 70% target for vaccinated adults is reached.
About five million Melbourne people have been home since August 5. This is the sixth control since the onset of the epidemic. Once the vaccination rate reaches 80%, fully vaccinated Melbourne residents will have more freedom, including removing the mask and working in the office.
6:26 a.m .: In Italy, the pass vaccine increases appointments
Appointments to be vaccinated against Covit-19 in Italy began to rise again this week, after the government decided to extend the obligation to issue a health pass (negative test, proof vaccine or treatment) to all employees.
“Nationally, there is a general increase of 20 to 40% in appointments for the first week, compared to the previous week,” said General Francesco Figliulo, the extraordinary commissioner in charge of the campaign.
Nearly 41 million people in Italy have received both doses of the vaccine, or about 76% of the population over the age of 12. But officials are worried about recent protests as the flu season approaches.
5:48 am: New one to travel to Switzerland
As of Monday, new restrictions apply to entry into Switzerland: people who have not been vaccinated and have not recovered from the corona virus can only cross the border if they present a negative test on their arrival.
However, there are exceptions … This new measure does not apply to border workers and residents of neighboring Switzerland.
5:47 am: Several weeks of continuous improvement
Since August, the health status in France has been improving every week. On Sunday, the number of Govt-19 patients and hospitalized patients continued to decline on Sunday, a positive rate.
In total, 8,887 patients are in the hospital, up from 8,912 on Saturday, with 113 new additions, according to data from France for Public Health. Among critical care services, the number of Govt-19 patients was 1,832, up from 1,837 on Saturday, with 33 new admissions.
The positive rate is 1.5%, the lowest since mid-July and 5,814 new cases have been confirmed in the last 24 hours.
The incidence rate is still declining, and only three sectors have a rate of over 200: Guyana (483), Bochs-to-Ron (256) and Martinique (233).
5:46 a.m .: Towards a limited health pass to the “red” fields?
On PFMTV this Sunday, government spokesman Gabriel Attle recalled the potential adaptation of the health account locally, recalling that “there are about thirty sectors where the incidence rate is very low” and “we need to see if we can change things to a certain number of areas.” “
Gabriel Attal noted that next Wednesday the next Security Council will be dedicated to it.
On Thursday, President Macron said he was ready to “remove some barriers” in areas where the virus is spreading less rapidly, without giving a deadline.
5:45 a.m .: Remedies from non-vaccinated caregivers
Examples may abound: a lawyer from Nice has filed appeals from 522 unvaccinated caregivers, who are competing before the August 7 administrative order to make the vaccine mandatory, According to Le Parisian.
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