Jean Castex announced that as of March 14, the mandatory use of masks has ended almost everywhere and vaccine passes have been “suspended”.

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23:35 : Hi there @pichoune. According to the French public health agency, 60,225 new cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours. With this figure, the seven-day average, which provides insight into the true evolution of the epidemic, drops to 52,223 versus 53,152 cases the day before (and more than 66,000 seven days ago).

23:35 : Hello, can you give the number of Covid cases reported in the last 24 hours? Thanks in advance and congratulations on your work!

20:43 : Epidemiologist Antoine Flahault speculates on franceinfo: “suspend vaccination pass [le 14 mars] can agree”Due to the vaccination rate achieved in France, however, this “Removing masks indoors while the virus is still circulating puts people at greater risk of exposure to severe and severe forms of Covid-19.”.

20:00. : At 8pm, an update on the news:

• Ukraine and Russia agreed on the following principle: “human corridors” After the second round of talks, both sides announced that the third round of negotiations would be held. next week. Follow our live stream.

• 27 EU countries, “temporary protection” refugees, French Minister Gérald Darmanin and European Commissioner Ylva Johansson announced.

• Jean Castex announced the suspension of the vaccination card application “wherever applied” and the end of mandatory wearing of masks outside of transport on 14 March.

• The National Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor’s Office took over the investigation into the attack on Yvan Colonna in prison.

19:57 : “It was a great relief, it was eagerly awaited by children and parents”Reacting to fransainfo tonight, after Jean Castex announced the end of compulsory masking in all schools, Laurent Zameczkowski, spokesperson for the Federation of Public Education Students’ Parents (Peep). “We have been looking forward to the release of our children who have been exposed to masks for two years”rejoices Laurent Zameczkowski.

19:49 : Update on the vaccination campaign: According to the French Public Health data, additional doses were given to 39,097,707 people. In addition, 53,254,967 people received two doses of vaccine (79% of the French population) and at least the first vaccine injection was given to 54,217,199 people (80.4% of the population).

19:20 : Finally, Public Health France, against 197 a week ago, reported that 167 people died in the hospital in 24 hours. The rounded seven-day average is 157 deaths.

19:18 In detail: According to Public Health France, 100 patients (150 a week ago) were admitted to intensive care in the last 24 hours, and there are 1,037 new hospitalizations (compared to 1,352 a week ago).

19:20 : According to the latest data from Public Health France, 23,175 people in France have been hospitalized for coronavirus infection, of which 2,231 are in intensive care. Last week, 26,118 people were hospitalized, 2656 of whom were in intensive care.

18:00 : It’s 6:00 pm, here’s the news:

• While negotiations between the two warring parties were ongoing, at least 28 people were killed in a Russian attack on schools and homes in Chernihiv, according to the governor. Follow our live stream.

• 27 EU countries, “temporary protection” refugees, French Minister Gérald Darmanin and European Commissioner Ylva Johansson announced.

• Jean Castex announced the suspension of the vaccination card application “wherever applied” and the end of mandatory wearing of masks outside of transport on 14 March.

• The National Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor’s Office took over the investigation into the attack on Yvan Colonna in prison.

16:37 : Epidemiologist Dominique Costagliola regrets on Twitter Jean Castex’s announcement about wearing masks. “We have chosen that people at risk work or shop at their own risk”Wrote.

16:17 : Wearing a mask, vaccination card… What about the new rules from 14 March? Franceinfo reviews this article.

15:04 : Conversely, Benjamin Rossi, infectious disease specialist at Ballanger Hospital Center in Aulnay-Sous-Bois (Seine-Saint-Denis),“We need to ease the measures” sanitary. “I think we have moved into an endemic phase of the virus.says Benjamin Rossi. We have greatly reduced the severe forms and mortality of this viral infection. This virus will stay here and there..

3:02 : “Not the right time” Removing the vaccination card and wearing a mask, according to Michaël Rochoy, GP at Outreau and co-founder of the “Stop-Postillons” collective. So, this Thursday, Jean Castex’s announcements, “election populism to please the people”.

14:46 : The Ministry of Health is now determining Jean Castex’s statements. From March 14, masks remain mandatory in public transport and in medical and medico-social institutions. It will no longer be needed in other places: schools, colleges, high schools, universities, nightclubs, businesses, restaurants, etc.

14:07 : It’s 14:00, here’s the news:

• Jean Castex announced the suspension of the vaccination card application “wherever applied” and the end of mandatory wearing of masks outside of transport on 14 March.

• There will be new talks between Russia and Ukraine this afternoon. Emmanuel Macron spoke to the two warring parties this morning. Follow our live stream.

• The National Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor’s Office took over the investigation into the attack on Yvan Colonna in prison.

#UKRAINE #PARALLYMPIC Russian and Belarusian athletes were banned from the Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced, the competition will begin tomorrow.

14:05 : A little explanation: Contrary to what we understood and wrote at the beginning, Jean Castex did not openly say that masks will remain obligatory in health institutions. We are in the process of requesting details from Matignon.

13:48 : Hi there . You are correct in pointing out that this is just a suspension. There is no detail about the conditions for the health card, which will always be requested in health institutions.

13:48 : Attention is “SUSPENDED” so it can come back anytime. And for the health transition, is PCR or anti-gen still valid for 24 hours? thanks for your work

13:53 : Hello and @Pins. After March 14, the only place where wearing a mask will be mandatory will be transportation and health institutions. For the rest, you can mask yourself.

13:44 : Will the mask no longer be compulsory in universities?

13:44 : Hello FI. And in stores too?

13:42 : @chichille72 : Nothing has changed for caregivers. The vaccination obligation will continue to apply.

13:42 : Will caregivers always need to take all 3 doses to exercise? Thank you in advance for your response.

14:06 : Hi there @Anissa. No, no, no, from March 14 the vaccination card has been suspended for all places required so far. The only exception: the health card (which you can get with a negative test) will remain in effect in health care facilities where the vaccination obligation will continue to apply to caregivers.

13:39 : As a result, bar, restaurant, etc. The health card is valid again. Or do you no longer need a pass?

13:54 : Hello to all three. Yes, very concretely, as of March 14, it will be mandatory to wear masks only in public transport and health institutions.

13:34 : Are schools getting rid of the mask because of this?

13:34 : Hello FI. Do we know if the mask will still be mandatory for schoolchildren and teachers?

13:34 : Hello, is it not compulsory to wear masks in schools from 14 March?

13:43 : Some exceptions to this purpose: Wearing masks will continue to be mandatory on public transport (buses, subways, planes, trains, trams, etc.) and in healthcare facilities such as hospitals and nursing homes. The health card will continue to be applied in these health institutions.

13:48 : Jean Castex announces the suspension of vaccination card application “wherever applied” and the end of mandatory mask-wearing on March 14.

12:02 : WHO recommends molnupiravir for certain patients at risk of developing a severe form of Covid-19. While the anti-Covid pill from the American laboratory Merck is still the subject of much opposing views, in France the Supreme Health Authority did not authorize this treatment last December.

11:24 : The Covid-19 vaccine requirement for people working in contact with the public in French Polynesia has ended. Around 80% of people over the age of 12 have been vaccinated, as President Edouard Fritch proclaimed his rise in this community with skills shared between France and local government.