Air France is making ready to chop 1000’s of jobs. New research strengthen the speculation of a coronavirus mutation which might have elevated its infectious energy. French hospitals have registered 28 deaths associated to Covid-19 previously 24 hours. After the Director Normal of Well being, Jérôme Salomon, the members of the parliamentary committee of inquiry this time questioned officers of Public well being France on the low strategic inventory of masks out there at the beginning of the epidemic.
Roland Gauron, journalist at Figaro
1. What occurred at this time
Air France is making ready a departure plan. Laborious hit by the disaster, Air France will unveil at first of subsequent month an enormous plan to cut back its workforce. In accordance with Bloomberg, administration plans to delete at this level 8300 positions, or 18% of the 45,000 workers within the firm. The corporate didn’t want to touch upon this info. However an inner supply confirmed it to Figaro. Intimately, 400 pilots ought to go away the corporate. Some 2,000 departures are anticipated from flight attendants and flight attendants. However it’s the floor employees who would pay the heaviest worth with 6000 redundancies. The one certainty is that these departures is not going to take the type of redundancies, the corporate favors voluntary departures. “The transformation will happen with out social struggling and in a concerted method“, Dedicated within the morning, the Secretary of State for Transport, Jean-Baptiste Djebbari. In accordance with him, state help has saved lives. “Tens of 1000’s of jobs” at Air France.
The place is the epidemic? The Covid-19 did 28 more dead in French hospitals previously 24 hours, bringing the stability sheet of the epidemic to a complete of 29,575 deaths since March 1. Intimately, 19,118 occurred in hospitals. The figures for deaths recorded in social and medico-social institutions, primarily nursing houses, will probably be up to date subsequent Tuesday. “The stability stays adverse in intensive care, with 48 fewer Covid-19 sufferers”, specifies the Normal Path of Well being in its every day evaluation. Presently, 772 sufferers with a extreme type of the Covid-19 illness are hospitalized in intensive care, of which 72% are grouped in 4 areas – Île-de-France, Grand Est, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Hauts-de-France . In abroad France, medical evacuation operations are deliberate for Guyana, whereas in Mayotte, “Capability reinforcements and evacuations to Reunion made it attainable to keep away from main hospital tensions”, full the authorities.
This mutation “stabilizes” the virus in its best kind, which might clarify why the pressure unfold like wildfire.
An intriguing mutation of the virus. A mutation within the Sars-CoV-2 virus would have vastly elevated its infectious energy. The speculation had already been superior on the finish of April by Bette Korber, of the Los Alamos Nationwide Laboratory, in New Mexico. In accordance with her, a pressure carrying a mutation referred to as S-D614G appeared to take priority over the others when it entered competitors on a given territory. “The evaluation was then criticized for its lack of statistical solidity”, says Tristan Vey from our Science division. “In vitro research on the Scripps Analysis Division of Immunology and Microbiology in Florida, nonetheless, help this idea at this time.” Merely put, this mutation “stabilizes” the virus in its best kind, which might clarify why the pressure unfold like wildfire. Has this mutation made the virus extra “aggressive”? “Nonetheless, this stays extremely speculative to this present day”, solutions our journalist.
MEPs insist on masks. Jérôme Salomon's generally elusive solutions didn’t persuade the 30 deputies of the parliamentary inquiry committee. A number of have even requested for a brand new listening to with the Director Normal of Well being. Within the meantime, a number of officers from Public health France have been in flip questioned this Wednesday concerning the low stage of strategic inventory of masks out there at the beginning of the epidemic. Since 2016, the company has been chargeable for putting orders, on the orders of the Ministry of Well being. “I believe there have been an entire collection of individuals within the decision-making course of who didn’t actually imagine within the usefulness of masks within the inhabitants”, regretted the previous boss of Public Well being France, François Bourdillon. Then interviewed, Geneviève Chêne, who succeeded her in November 2019, identified that when the ministry requested her to order 1.1 million FFP2 masks on February 7, “There are at the moment lower than 10 instances that are confirmed in France”.
2. Pay attention, see, drive …
Drive. The availability of rechargeable electrical and hybrid automobiles eligible for superbonuses allotted by the State till the top of the 12 months will explode. Sylvain Reisser, from the Vehicle part, opinions the electrified cars again to high school. Amongst these new options is the Citroën C4 which, for the primary time in its historical past, will probably be out there in a 100% electrical model. Our reporter takes us on board: “The latter, dubbed ë-C4, permits Citroën to place itself on the quickly increasing compact zero emission household sedan market. This mannequin will probably be powered by the 100 kW (136 hp) engine of the group's different electrical automobiles. Due to notably cautious aerodynamics, the vary will probably be higher than that of the e-2008 (320 km) and will exceed 400 km. ”
Pay attention. Our music critic Olivier Nuc listened to the brand new album by Bob dylan, Tough and Rowdy Methods. At 79, the Nobel Prize in literature proves that he can keep his poetic zeal whereas reinventing himself. “Dylan, who will probably be celebrating the 60th anniversary of his first album subsequent 12 months, affords himself an ideal makeover. Not solely has his writing modified, however so has the musical kind that carries it, ”he says. “All through the file, Dylan appears extra invested than standard, specifically in his track, the smartest that we’ve got heard on one in every of these albums for a very long time. Not content material with being a part of the historical past of American tradition, the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature continues to refine his artwork, to experiment and to create, like the nice creator he’s. ”
We’re on trip. We're at Rohmer's. There are stunning folks. (…) This July in Annecy is dedicated to discussions on love, need, emotions.
Éric Neuhoff, journalist within the Tradition division of “Figaro”
See. Like each Wednesday, Éric Neuhoff chooses to make us uncover a area by a movie. This week he's taking us with the Claire's knee , by Éric Rohmer, spend an ideal summer season on the fringe of Lake Annecy with Jean-Claude Brialy. “We’re on trip. We're at Rohmer's. There are stunning folks. The lakeside villa would tear itself away from actual property businesses. This July in Annecy is dedicated to discussions on love, need, emotions ”, portrays our reporter. “Claire is blonde, pouting. She has a really silly boyfriend. Brialy turns her round. He doesn't ask for a lot: simply contact his knee. It’s a ethical story. The appeal operates. The movie is exactly dated, like a diary. ” To see on VOD.
To cook dinner. Arnaud Faye, Michelin-starred chef at La Chèvre d'or, invitations us to style a flagship product from our areas: Provence purple artichoke. “The artichoke was unloved after I was a baby or maybe, and extra actually, than then I didn’t recognize it“Confesses the Finest Employee of France. “It was a lot later that I discovered to adore it and if, from reconciliation to revelation, there is just one dish, I’d say that it was for me, then younger cook dinner, the soup Savoy black truffle artichoke. “ He offers us his recipe for uncooked artichoke, anchovy sauce and capers. “On the aspect of this South the place I officiate, in Èze, it’s uncooked and in salad that we choose it and I notably style this straightforward manner within the service of the fabric. The artichoke then delivers this actual pleasure of consuming “, he assures.
three. Photograph of the day
four. Deconfinement, “section 2”
If many prohibitions have been lifted with “section 2” of deconfinement, the time will not be but at a return to normal, particularly within the orange zones – Guyana and Mayotte. Here’s what is allowed once more:
- The 100 km limitation is eliminated. Air journey to abroad is reserved for compelling causes.
- Colleges proceed to reopen step by step, with a restrict of 15 college students per class.
- Eating places, bars and cafes reopen following sure guidelines. Solely the terraces are involved within the orange zone.
- Motels can reopen all around the nation, as can different vacationer lodging within the inexperienced zone.
- Parks and gardens, in addition to forests, are accessible, as are seashores, lakes and nautical facilities.
- Museums, monuments and zoological parks reopen, with obligatory masks.
- Theaters, casinos and leisure parks are as soon as once more open to the general public, however solely in inexperienced areas.
- Within the inexperienced zone, the gyms and swimming swimming pools reopen. Stadiums and racetracks additionally, however with out audiences.
And what’s not but:
- Gatherings of greater than 10 folks in public area are prohibited.
- The occasions of greater than 5000 folks will wait, at the least till August 31.
- The cinemas will reopen on June 22. Discos and recreation rooms are nonetheless closed till additional discover.
- Collective and phone sports activities are prohibited at the least till section three.
5. The reflexes to undertake
A number of easy gestures assist restrict the unfold of the virus. Right here they’re :
- Wash your arms each hour.
- Cough or sneeze into the crease of his elbow.
- Use disposable tissues.
- Keep away from kissing or shaking arms.
- Put on a masks in public areas.
- Restrict your actions as a lot as attainable.
The Covid-19 spreads by saliva, by shut contact with an contaminated individual, particularly once they cough or sneeze. The virus additionally stays viable for a couple of hours on different surfaces.
The illness manifests with a number of signs. In 9 out of 10 instances, this leads to a fever under 39 ° C. In accordance with the World Well being Group, this fever is most frequently accompanied by a state of drained, indicatorsshortness of breath and a dry cough.
6. What to do in case of signs?
An important is now to get examined. In accordance with the recommendations of the Ministry of Health, you must, when you’ve got signs, keep at dwelling and phone your physician who will order a check. Whereas ready for the end result, it’s essential to isolate your self, put on a masks and record the folks you could have contaminated.
If the check is constructive, the Main Well being Insurance coverage Fund will contact these prone to be contaminated. You have to then keep remoted at the least eight days taking good care of do not contaminate your loved ones. Watch your well being. In case of fever, take paracetamol. Presumably plan a follow-up teleconsultation together with your physician.
Sure you are feeling a problem respiratory, name 15.
Sure the check is adverse, contact your physician and observe his directions.
See you tomorrow.