on Tuesday, August 11, the government backtracked after it announced the authorization subject to conditions of performances, bringing together more than 5 000 people, as of August 15, next. Jean Castex, in the course of its displacement in the Herault, has finally announced the extension until October 30, of the prohibition of events of over 5,000 people. The Prime minister was pressed on the degradation of the health situation in France.
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The situation in France is also pushing Jean Castex to ask the prefects to" extend the more possible the obligation of wearing a mask in public spaces ", arguing that " if we don't act collectively, we are exposed to a high risk of reversal of the epidemic that will be difficult to control ". "It will re-energized the entire chain of health, of medicine, city hospital services, it will also powered our economy, our education system, our collective life and culture ", has again warned Jean Castex. "We must therefore respond both individually and collectively and we need to react vigorously, this is the reason for which, under the authority of the head of State, I'll ask the prefects to get closer to local elected officials for achieving the greatest possible extension of the obligation of wearing a mask in public spaces ", explained the head of the government during a journey to Montpellier.
Jean Castex has also announced a tightening of controls " on the compliance of all the rules aimed at preventing the spread of the virus : the respect of the gestures barriers, the wearing of a mask ", including in restaurants, or " reporting obligations gatherings of more than 10 people ". It is necessary to " avoid, above all, a return back, a reconfinement important, it is essential and it is within our reach ", was still being hammered Jean Castex, by calling to "be lucid" and " for some, we re-enter ". The number of people diagnosed positive Covid-19 has increased by 785 new cases in the last 24 hours. In total, 10 800 new cases have been recorded in a week.