France bans unvaccinated people from going to public places

In a move that angered opponents of the Corona virus vaccine, the French parliament gave its final approval to the government’s latest measures to tackle the Corona virus, including banning unvaccinated people from going to public places.

Yesterday, the deputies voted with 215 votes in favor and 58 against, paving the way for entry in force of the law in the coming days.

The new law, which has had problems in Parliament, where opposition parties have found some of its provisions too harsh, will require people to obtain a vaccination certificate to enter in public places such as restaurants, cafes, cinema and long-distance trains.

People who are not currently vaccinated can enter in these places with negative results al test COVID-19. On Saturday, the Ministry of Health said nearly 78% of the population had received a full vaccination.

“Disorder of life”

For his part, President Emmanuel Macron, who is expected to seek a second term in the presidential elections next April, told Le Parisia this month that he wanted to “disturb the lives” of those who have not been vaccinated to the point that you end up taking it. .

Thousands of anti-vaccine protesters demonstrated in Paris and in other cities the day before yesterday, Saturday, against the law, but their number has drastically decreased compared to last week, after Macron’s statements.

Interestingly, France is in the middle of the fifth wave of Covid-19, with new cases per day peaking regularly record of over 300,000.

However, the number of severe cases that resulted in hospitalization in intensive care unit is much lower than in the first wave in March and April 2020.

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