France’s health body warns of resurgence of COVID virus
- France’s health body has warned of a resurgence of Covid cases in the country.
- New infections have been increasing continuously for 10 days.
- People in Europe should get whatever booster vaccine is available.
PARIS: France’s national health agency warned on Friday of a resurgence of COVID-19 cases in the country, urging people to keep getting vaccinated to protect themselves against the virus.
During the week of September 5 to September 11, there were 186 confirmed Covid cases for every 100,000 people, the body of Saint Public France (SPF) said. France – a 12 percent increase from the previous week – representing an average of 18,000 new cases per day.
Earlier this week, Emer Kok – executive director of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) watchdog – said that Reuters Next Newsmaker interview that people in Europe should take whatever. COVID-19 A booster vaccine is available for them, given the expectation of an increase in infections in the fall.
New infections have been rising steadily for 10 days and the seven-day trend of daily new cases hit a nearly five-week high of 24,042 on Thursday.