Coronavirus : gatherings of more than 10 persons prohibited Mayenne - Point

The health situation is not improving in Mayenne. The prefect of the department has launched a new appeal to the vigilance on Tuesday. New foci of contamination

Coronavirus : gatherings of more than 10 persons prohibited Mayenne - Point

The health situation is not improving in Mayenne. The prefect of the department has launched a new appeal to the vigilance on Tuesday. New foci of contamination were detected. They primarily affect businesses and people who are vulnerable or in precarious structures, social or medico-social. The prefect has forbidden, since Monday, the " gatherings of more than 10 people ". "You know how many rallies can be propagators ", he noted.

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According to the director of the regional agency of health (ARS) of the Countries of the Loire, Jean-Jacques Coiplet, 15 clusters (or foci) have, to date, been identified in Mayenne, whose "9 are in the course of the investigation," said the head during a videoconference press. These clusters are mainly for the corporate world " and " social structures ", in particular the "social venues that cater to people in precarious or vulnerable," said the prefect, Jean-Didier Treffel.

Port of the mask mandatory in some centres-cities

The clusters have been found in a structure of the asylum request, a structure of social accommodation, a religious community, all in Laval, as well as a shelter to Evron and a business in Azay. The prefect has also decided Monday, in addition to the government measures of wearing a mask in enclosed areas, to make the mask mandatory on the public highway in the city centres of the four municipalities in the department : Laval, Mayenne, Château-Gontier-sur-Mayenne and Évron. And this, " given the situation in Mayenne ", he said.

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"In the city center, it is more complicated to comply with, in this period of the year, the gestures of distancing physical," noted Jean-Didier Treffel. With regard to the figures, the positivity rate on 100 tests decreased slightly since the last point : it amounted to 3 %, according to health authorities, compared to 3.8 on July 24. On 18 July, it was 3.2. The prefect has reminded " all those who have planned to go on vacation it is essential to get tested to be safe to be negative, in centres free of charge in open access ".

Updated Date: 28 July 2020, 14:33

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