The number of his cases coronavirus in France jumped to 18,000 in the last 24 hours compared to less than 7,000 a week ago, the French Minister of Health warned today, Tuesday Olivier Veran, referring to an unprecedented increase, due to the Delta mutation of the virus.
“As soon as I came to know the infection numbers of the last 24 hours in our country (…). Yesterday, we had 18,000 infections in only 24 hours “, he stated, in front of the National Assembly.
“It simply came to our notice then that we had an increase in the circulation of the virus 150% within a week: we have never seen this before“neither with Covid (the historical strain of the virus), nor with the English variant, nor with the South African nor the Brazilian variant”, he continued.
Such a level of positive cases has not been detected by mid-May, according to ΑΠΕ ΜΠΕ.
“We have a weapon, him vaccinationHe added. “This is not the time for doubt, this is the time for collective immunity. “For collective responsibility, this is the only means we have (…) to get rid of Covid once and for all,” Veran added.