Municipal : Édouard Philippe will announce on Friday the date of the second round - The Point

In this long weekend of the Ascension, the government is preparing to unveil the date of the second round of municipal elections, planned for the month of march

Municipal : Édouard Philippe will announce on Friday the date of the second round - The Point

In this long weekend of the Ascension, the government is preparing to unveil the date of the second round of municipal elections, planned for the month of march but postponed due to the sars coronavirus. Unless otherwise advised by the scientific council, the executive would be terminated on the date of 28 June for the organization of this election. A date chosen at the end of a dinner held Tuesday at the Elysée palace, as you prove The Point.

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The second round will be organized in the 5 000 communes where the first round was not decisive, according to government sources. The scientific council responsible to advise the government on the subject was issued a notice prudent and recommended to proceed to a new assessment of the epidemic 15 days before the date of the election, whatever it may be. Edward Philip should deliver this Friday, or even Saturday morning, report to the european Parliament in which will at a minimum " preferred option ", had previously stated his entourage.

The fear of a rebound epidemic

This announcement comes during this weekend marked by the fear of a rebound epidemic. On the beach or in the parks, the temptation is great to want to enjoy the sun, forgetting the risk of a new wave of coronavirus because of the health indicators in constant improvement since the beginning of the déconfinement on may 11. The balance sheet of the epidemic establishes on Thursday, at least 28 215 dead, with 83 new deaths since the previous day, according to the Directorate-general of health. The number of patients in the icu, important indicator of the pressure on the hospital system, has continued to decline, with 1 745 severe cases resuscitation (cpr), which is 49 less in 24 hours. For the first time since the height of the crisis, the New-Aquitaine – one of the regions, however, the least affected – no death, emphasized the regional Agency of health.

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"It's a beautiful day outside, we know that it is very complicated, and the temptation is strong after weeks of confinement," admitted Olivier Véran, who was already Wednesday, an "acceleration" of the "groupings" on the eve of the "bridge" of the Ascension. Particularly in the Mediterranean, beaches and bodies of water have continued to reopen, most often in the "dynamic mode" : we do not sit down or make sand castles, and even less to lie down for sunbathing. In Occitania, dozens of lakes and water bodies, notably in the massif of the pyrenees, have been reopened to the public for walking, fishing and some water activities. Swimming and picnicking are not permitted to serve, such as groups of over 10 people.

health Risks of persistent

however, There are exceptions : La Grande-Motte, it is possible to sunbathe, provided that you have booked the location, bounded by ropes. Ditto to Leucate, where we can lay on the beach for two hours, with a distance of five meters between each group. "We wanted to experiment with a system that allows for the sun safely, on 400 metres of beach," says the mayor, Michel Py.

In Saint-Malo (Ille-et-Vilaine), the town hall has made the mask-wearing compulsory from 11: 00 to 18: 00 in some of the streets shopping. Municipal police officers are patrolling to ensure this, and a crier street disguised as a privateer was reminded of the rules of distancing.

Renault plays its survival, "

Everyone is afraid in reality a resurgence of the epidemic immediately prior to the election. And in this uncertain context, no one wants to give frankly its approval to a decision that would appear a posteriori inconsequentially. On Tuesday, a survey on the holding of the 2nd tower at the end of June was presented by Edward Philippe at the breakfast of the majority, according to a participant. Verdict : 49 % for, 49% against, 2 % " don't know ". The holding of this second round will enable the government to focus on the economic situation, which has strongly suffered from the confinement, and the health crisis. He has promised 18 billion euros to help the tourism sector.

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The transport sector should also leave feathers : the car manufacturer Renault has unveiled the may 29, the outlines of a vast plan to save two billion euros. The brand " playing for its survival ", said on Thursday evening at the Figaro Economy minister Bruno Le Maire, who waits "commitments" on the part of the group on the retention in France of some of the activities. Édouard Philippe has assured that the government would present next week a plan for the automotive sector. And that it would be " uncompromising on the preservation of sites (in) France." Bruno The Mayor also wished that the rules of budgetary discipline among members of the european Union, suspended for 2020 in the face of the crisis of the Covid-19, to be held next year.

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