LIVE – Deconfinement: Macron will speak on television at 1 p.m.

LIVE - Deconfinement: Macron will speak on television at 1 p.m.

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The assessment of the coronavirus crossed Monday the bar of 25,000 deaths in France. Globally, the pandemic has now killed nearly 250,000 people. Follow the situation live.

A few days before the deconfinement, France continues to fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The death toll rose to more than 25,000 in the country on Monday evening, but the number of resuscitation continues to drop. The deconfinement map has not changed, with a large northeast quarter still classified red.

On the political front, the tone continues to rise between the government and local elected officials, worried about the reopening of schools. Globally, the pandemic has killed nearly 250,000 people. Follow the situation live.

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Coronavirus toll exceeds 25,000 dead in France Macron will speak on television at 1:00 p.m. More than 250,000 people have died worldwide

Macron will speak on television at 1 p.m.

Emmanuel Macron, expected this Tuesday morning in a school in Poissy (Yvelines), will give at the end of his visit a short interview which will be broadcast on television around 1:00 p.m., announced the Elysée. The head of state will respond on the spot to questions from two journalists from France Television and TF1, an exchange which may be broadcast on other channels, approximately around 1:05 pm, the presidency said.

Will the criminal responsibility of mayors be engaged?

Some mayors are overcome by anxiety a few days before deconfinement, while they are notably responsible, in collaboration with the prefects for the reopening of schools: what will be their responsibility if their citizens fall ill? People affected by the coronavirus will they be able to turn against them? While parliamentarians are demanding specific support to anticipate this situation, Europe 1 takes stock of what the councilors actually risk on the penal level.

“We want to reopen the cinemas as soon as possible”

The world of culture has been at a standstill since the start of the epidemic of coronavirus. Museums, theaters and cinemas have closed. Concerts and festivals are canceled, while filming or television series are currently suspended. The Minister of Culture, Franck Riester, was the guest of Europe 1 to address all these subjects.

More than 25,000 dead in France, the deconfinement map remains unchanged

France crossed the bar of 25,000 coronavirus deaths (25.201) on Monday, according to the latest report published by the authorities. Resuscitation continues to decrease with 123 fewer patients in 24 hours, but the total number of severe cases hospitalized in these departments remains high at 3,696.

The deconfinement map, produced by departments, has not changed compared to Sunday. The circulation of the virus has decreased in Ardèche, but the department remains classified in orange because of “persistent hospital tension”. A large northeast quarter of the country, including Île-de-France, Grand Est and the North, is always in red, just like Mayotte.

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As a reminder, the green departments will be able to organize from May 11 a wider deconfinement than the others.

Senate symbolically rejects government plan

The Senate, with a right-wing majority, did not validate the government’s deconfinement strategy with 89 votes against 81 and 174 abstentions, with a “massive” abstention from elected LRs and a vote against socialist and communist groups. The plan was approved by the National Assembly last Tuesday by 368 votes to 100, with 103 abstentions. These two votes, in application of article 50-1 of the Constitution, have above all a symbolic value and no impact on the launching of the deconfinement.

Earlier today, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe presented his deconfinement strategy to the senators, announcing in particular aid of 200 euros will be paid to 800,000 young people under 25 “precarious or modest”,

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Students will return to school on May 14 in Paris

The teachers will return to school in Paris on May 11, the students being expected from Thursday 14, according to a letter from the director of the academy. “Back to school will be very gradual”, in nursery and primary schools, warns the director of the Paris academy Marc Teulier in his letter sent Sunday evening to the heads of establishments.

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Sunday, 329 mayors of Ile-de-France, including the mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo, wrote an open letter to Emmanuel Macron asking him to postpone the reopening of schools to a date later than May 11, denouncing a deconfinement “to forced walk”. “It is estimated that we should roughly welcome no more than 15% of Parisian students on May 14”, at said Anne Hidalgo in an interview Monday night at the Parisian.

Mayor LR de Meaux Jean-François Copé denounced him for a lack of government cooperation with local elected officials. “The truth is that the government does nothing with the mayors: we were imposed on everything from above, we were not involved in any decision. We are subjected to orders and counter-orders every day”, denounced the former minister on Europe 1.


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Over 250,000 dead worldwide

The coronavirus pandemic has killed nearly 250,000 people worldwide, according to a report compiled by AFP from official sources. The United States, which recorded its first death linked to the coronavirus in early February, is the country most affected in terms of number of deaths and cases, with 68,285 deaths for 1,171,041 cases.

The balance sheet could significantly increase across the Atlantic, according to the model of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), based at Washington State University. Researchers predict nearly 135,000 will die by August 4, due to premature deconfinement in parts of the country.

After the United States, the most affected countries are Italy with 29,079 deaths for 211,938 cases, the United Kingdom with 28,734 deaths (190,584 cases), Spain with 25,428 deaths (218,011 cases), and France with 25,201 dead (169,462 cases).


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