The second wave of the epidemic of coronavirus in France began. As reported by AFP, this was stated by the President of the Association of emergency physicians of France Patrick Pelloux.
He noted that the mathematical model predicted an increase of cases of infection “with a small peak, which was supposed to start now, but really we don’t see him”. The head of the Association also added that he was afraid of the second wave of “less and less”.
However, Pella stressed that this does not mean that the epidemic has stopped and it is necessary to abandon measures of social distancing or wearing masks.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to information of the American Johns Hopkins University, in the world of coronavirus has infected more than 5 million people, including more than 328,4 thousand died and 1.9 million were cured.
In France ill 181,7 thousand people died 28.1 thousand, recovered 63,4 thousand
On may 11 in France began the easing of the quarantine. The country is divided into “green” and “red” departments depending on the epidemiological situation. The capital region Ile-de-France and another three regions have entered the “red” zone where there are tighter restrictions. The country has lifted restrictions on leaving the house, was allowed to work non-food shops and hairdressers.
For the first week after the easing of quarantine in France have identified 25 new centers of spread of coronavirus infection, Minister of health, Olivier Veran Le Journal du Dimanche.
The publication Le Figaro , citing sources close to the President of France Emmanuel Macron said on 15 may that the French authorities fear a second wave of the epidemic. The press said that the second wave “would break the morale of the French and would impede economic recovery”.