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Floods in China, sanitary pass, Castex on TF1: midday update – Brittany

In Saint-Carreuc, fire in a hangar with a hundred cars in storage

Around 1:40 a.m., an old livestock building, located at a place called Beaucroix, in Saint-Carreuc (22), caught fire. In this 2,500 m² hangar, were stored a hundred old cars, several tons of chemical fertilizers and fifteen gas cylinders, which caused explosions and made fear the worst for the firefighters engaged in this intervention. But, very fortunately, the fire did not make any victims and the two neighboring companies were able to be preserved from the flames. The material damage, on the other hand, is significant, since most of the building burned down and the rest collapsed. [Plus d’infos ici]

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Places of leisure or culture: the health pass is now compulsory

“Prepare your supporting documents”: to go to the cinema, to the museum or to sports establishments, which accommodate more than 50 people, French people over the age of 18 must now present proof of vaccination or a negative covid-19 test, so that the number of contaminations explodes (18,000 in the last 24 hours), due to the Delta variant, which is more contagious. [Plus d’infos ici]

On this Wednesday, July 21, the health pass became mandatory in places of leisure and culture, as well as to access cruise ships. (The Telegram)

Covid-19: Castex at 1 p.m. TF1 after the Health Defense Council

A week after Emmanuel Macron’s speech, it is the Prime Minister’s turn to address the French. Jean Castex is, in fact, the guest of the 13h of TF1 this Wednesday. Previously, he will have participated in a new Health Defense Council, in the presence, in particular, of the Head of State. While the number of contaminations explodes (+ 150% in one week), this is the first television interview with the tenant of Matignon since 8 p.m. France 2 on May 11. It should detail the application of the health pass and could announce new local restrictions. [Suivez notre direct]

China: “extremely serious” floods, at least 16 dead

By President Xi Jinping’s own admission, these are “extremely serious” floods: China is indeed facing torrential rains that have killed at least 16 people, most of them in the subway of a city. large city in the center of the country. And, as of this Wednesday morning, “no less than 200,000 inhabitants had to be evacuated”, announced the town hall, specifying that 36,000 people were “affected” by the floods. [Plus d’infos ici]

New Haitian Prime Minister promises order … and elections

This Tuesday, the new Haitian Prime Minister officially took office in a country on the verge of chaos, Ariel Henry promising to restore order, in order to organize elections demanded by the population and the international community. The 71-year-old former neurosurgeon is the 7th and last head of government appointed by President Jovenel Moïse, who was assassinated by an armed commando July 7. [Plus d’infos ici]

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