“There is nothing that justifies a person being a health professional at home, he is not vaccinated. I think it is necessary and ethical to vaccinate when working at home,” the minister said in an interview with French television. Channel.
About 80% of medical personnel in hospitals are vaccinated, but only 50% of home health professionals have opted for the vaccine.
During the past 24 hours, the Covid-19 pandemic caused 56 deaths in France and 2,044 new infections, bringing the total number since the beginning of the epidemic in the country to 110,634 deaths and 5.74 million cases, according to the health authorities.
There are currently 11,114 people infected with the novel coronavirus in France, and 1,799 patients are in critical condition, down 74 on Wednesday.
Since the vaccination campaign began last December, 17.3 million people have already received the full vaccination regimen, and 31.3 million people, a number representing 46.9% of France’s total population, have received at least the first dose.
Today was the first day that wearing a mask on the streets of France is no longer mandatory and the curfew will end on June 20, 10 days ahead of schedule, due to the gradual improvement in the situation.
The COVID-19 pandemic has already caused at least 3,835,238 deaths worldwide, resulting from more than 176.9 million cases, according to an AFP tally.
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