Corsica and Center-Val de Loire so far free of coronavirus

Corsica and Center-Val de Loire so far free of coronavirus - In mainland France, only Corsica and Center-Val de Loire region located in the centre of northern France are currently spared from the coronavirus.

This Sunday, during its daily press briefing, the Ministry of Health mentioned 191 confirmed cases in France. Hauts-de-France is the most affected, with at least 64 cases in total "linked to transmission chains" coming from the Oise department alone. It was there, on February 24th, that a 60-year-old professor died of coronavirus. He was reported to have other underlying health problems.

During a visit to a Bordeaux hospital on Monday, Prime Minister Édouard Philippe underlined that the "objective" of the French government was to "slow down to prevent, or at least delay, the free circulation of the virus on the territory which would mark the 'arrival of phase 3, that is to say the actual epidemic of coronavirus in France ".

 

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