French Riviera local news

French Riviera local news | From 22 to 28/03

Mayor of Sanary sur mer increases the lockdown measures.

The mayor of Sanary-sur-mer in the Var has introduced increased security measures during the lockdown period. Mayor of Sanary sur mer increases the lockdown measures. Read More

28/03/2020

Riviera Radio weekend news

Jerome Salomon advises young patients to call 15 if they are short of breath or have difficulty breathing. While the elderly and frail are generally more attentive to their state of health, Jérôme Salomon called on the youngest to watch for certain symptoms of the coronavirus, alerting them to cases of sudden worsening of the state of certain patients Riviera Radio weekend news Read More

28/03/2020

French Prime Minister announces extended confinement measures

Confinement measures extended to April 15th "We are only at the beginning of the epidemic wave. French Prime Minister announces extended confinement measures Read More

27/03/2020

Evening Update Friday 27 March 2020

The French Prime Minister, Edouard Phillipe, has announced the extension of the confinement period in France until at least April 15th. Evening Update Friday 27 March 2020 Read More

27/03/2020

Coronavirus update - French Prime Minister warns this is a crisis that will last

The French Prime minister has warned this morning that France is settling into a crisis that will last. Coronavirus update - French Prime Minister warns this is a crisis that will last Read More

27/03/2020

Coronavirus update - Chloroquine authorised for use in hospitals in France

In France, the Minister of Health has authorised, supervised by decree, the prescription of chloroquine for patients with coronavirus. This is now possible at the hospital, if the doctor deems it useful. Coronavirus update - Chloroquine authorised for use in hospitals in France Read More

27/03/2020

French and Riviera News Friday 27th March 2020

The latest figures published on Thursday evening, by the regional health agency have shown 11 new deaths due to the coronavirus in the Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region. French and Riviera News Friday 27th March 2020 Read More

27/03/2020

Evening Update Thursday 26 March 2020

The Alpes-Maritimes Departmental Council has announced that it's placed a large order for protective masks Evening Update Thursday 26 March 2020 Read More

26/03/2020

Lunchtime news update Thursday 26th March 2020

The first gendarme in France has died at his home in the barracks of Maisons-Alfort (Val-de-Marne) as a result of the coronavirus. Lunchtime news update Thursday 26th March 2020 Read More

26/03/2020

Postale service to reduce its frequency

Only 27 offices out of 108 remain open in the Alpes-Maritimes. As La Poste's services are now obliged to reorganize in the Var and Alpes-Maritimes in order to adapt to the health situation. Postale service to reduce its frequency Read More

26/03/2020

Pharmacist sells gels and masks illegally

A pharmacist based in Nice-Nord is to appear before court today for illegally selling masks and gel. Pharmacist sells gels and masks illegally Read More

26/03/2020

French and Riviera News Thursday 26th March 2020

The Principality's health authorities have announced 4 new cases of Covid-19. This brings the number of people affected by the coronavirus to 31, including one who is now cured. The Princely Government reaffirms the need to observe the recommended precautionary measures. French and Riviera News Thursday 26th March 2020 Read More

26/03/2020

Evening Update Wednesday 25 March 2020

A French government spokesperson has said that a decision on a possible extension of the containment measures would be announced "in the coming days" Evening Update Wednesday 25 March 2020 Read More

25/03/2020

Professor Raoult withdraws from government’s scientific council

Professor Raoult, whose recommendations for a chloroquine treatment of Covid-19 patients are considered controversial , has announced his withdrawal from the scientific council of the French government explaining that he will continue to ensure a privileged « direct » link, notably with the French President Emmanuel Macron. Professor Raoult withdraws from government’s scientific council Read More

25/03/2020

French and Riviera news Wednesday 25th March 2020

The Minister of Social Affairs and Health in Monaco has confirmed four new positive cases at Covid19 in the Principality since Sunday evening, bringing the total to 27 proven cases including one who has made a full recovery. French and Riviera news Wednesday 25th March 2020 Read More

25/03/2020

Evening Update Tuesday 24 March 2020

There has been another fatality from Covid 19 in the Var. Evening Update Tuesday 24 March 2020 Read More

24/03/2020

Lunchtime news update Tuesday 24th March 2020

The PACA region and the municipalities of Nice and Cannes have adopted new measures this Tuesday to facilitate the movement of health personnel and limit those of others, who must remain confined. Lunchtime news update Tuesday 24th March 2020 Read More

24/03/2020

French and Riviera news Tuesday 24th March 2020

France’s Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has announced new restrictions to fight the coronavirus epidemic on Monday March 23 on TF1. French and Riviera news Tuesday 24th March 2020 Read More

23/03/2020

Evening Update Monday 23 March 2020

The mayor of Antibes Jean Leonetti has announced, in conjunction with the Regional Health Agency, that caregivers, nursing homes and the most fragile will receive priority for testing for Covid19 Evening Update Monday 23 March 2020 Read More

23/03/2020

Lunchtime news Monday 23rd March 2020

Two doctors from Haut-Rhin and Moselle have died this weekend as a result of coronavirus. In Mulhouse (Haut-Rhin), Jean-Marie Boegle, a 66-year-old obstetrician-gynecologist, died "as a result" of Covid-19, the doctor had been practicing « for 35 years » Lunchtime news Monday 23rd March 2020 Read More

23/03/2020

French and Riviera news Monday 23rd March 2020

The mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi has announced five new measures to be introduced in Nice in order to deal with the coronavirus epidemic. French and Riviera news Monday 23rd March 2020 Read More

22/03/2020

Four people fined at funeral

Four people have been fined after attending a funeral. The incident occurred in Falaise, in Calvados, on March 19. Benjamin Loison and relatives were attending the funeral of his grandmother Four people fined at funeral Read More

22/03/2020

Chloroquine treatments for Covid-19 patients

The mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, has announced today on Twitter that chloroquine treatments would be authorized at the CHU de Nice for patients with Covid-19. Chloroquine treatments for Covid-19 patients Read More

22/03/2020

First doctor dies from coronavirus in France

France’s Minister of Health Olivier Véran has announced this Sunday the death of a hospital doctor. This is the first death of a member of the nursing staff in France from Covid-19. First doctor dies from coronavirus in France Read More

22/03/2020

Coronavirus update 11am Sunday 22nd March 2020

The bar of 1,000 people tested positive for Covid-19 has been crossed in the Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur region, warns the Regional Health Agency (ARS) this S Among these cases, thirteen people have died. 1,041 people have tested positive in the Paca region since February 28. Coronavirus update 11am Sunday 22nd March 2020 Read More

22/03/2020

Coronavirus regional update Sunday 22nd March 2020

An 87-year-old person died this Saturday 21st March, from the coronavirus in the Alpes Maritimes bringing the total number of deaths in the region to 4. 32 new cases were diagnosed also in the Alpes Maritimes in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases stands at 174. Coronavirus regional update Sunday 22nd March 2020 Read More

22/03/2020