This symbolic bar has been crossed as the epidemic resumes across Europe. Austria even decided to imprison unvaccinated people.
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Bad news in the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic. The incidence rate that corresponds to The number of positive cases per 100,000 residents over the past week, It rose above the threshold of 100 cases per 100,000 residents across France, Monday, November 15, according to the latest figures provided by health authorities. This is the first since mid-September. The infection rate has been increasing since early October and has doubled over the past three weeks. Pollution has tripled during the same period.
This news comes as the epidemic is accelerating across Europe. In Austria, in the face of the fifth wave, the authorities imposed a ban on unvaccinated people Against Covid-19. “the situation is dangerous. (…) We do not take this action with a soft heart, but it is unfortunately necessary.”Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg justified by referring to the vaccination rate “Shamefully low”.
However, the situation between France and Austria is not comparable. in both countries, There have been an average of more than 10,000 new cases per day over the past seven days, but the dynamics are different, with the infection rate in Austria exceeding 850 cases per 100,000 residents (link in english).