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A health defense council will take place today at 4 p.m.
Saturday, for the first time since the start of the epidemic, the threshold of 100,000 new daily cases was crossed. Faced with the outbreak of contaminations and the Omicron variant, President Emmanuel Macron must hold, this Monday at 4 p.m., by videoconference a Health Defense Council devoted to Covid-19, one hour before the Council of Ministers which must adopt the draft law establishing the vaccination pass. Initially scheduled for entry into force at the end of January, this text will be examined in committee at the National Assembly from Wednesday, before going to the Senate from January 5.
Escape to Pontoise hospital: the detainee and his accomplice arrested in Germany
Their run will have lasted four days. The detainee who escaped last Wednesday from Pontoise hospital was arrested Sunday evening in Germany with his accomplice. The man and his companion, who had shot one of the guards with a long gun, were arrested in Wegberg, a town west of Düsseldorf by the German police, thanks to information from the central police department. judicial (DCPJ) French.
The fugitive, 28 years old and imprisoned in Osny remand center, arrived on the evening of December 22 in this hospital center in Val-d’Oise. He was the subject of « a medical extraction after he was discovered in his cell in the process of mutilating himself », according to the prison administration.
Brazil: Thirty-seven municipalities flooded, the death toll rises to 18 dead
The critical situation due to the rains in the region has worsened in the last hours. Bahia firefighters have confirmed the death of a 60-year-old man, who drowned in a river in the municipality of Aurelino Leal, in the south of the state. A total of 18 people have died since early November in the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia, where 37 municipalities are flooded, local authorities announced on Sunday.