In a press release, the Côtes-d’Armor prefecture indicates that, faced with “the difficult health situation in the department”, the prefect Thierry Mosimann “decided to renew local measures of fight against the epidemic of covid-19 which he had taken by decree dated March 15, 2021 “,” until May 5 inclusive “.
Among them, the wearing of a mask is compulsory throughout the department. The ban on alcohol consumption on public roads and the ban on broadcasting amplified music, to “prevent any gathering on public roads or in meeting places”, are also maintained until May 5. Finally, flea markets, flea markets, garage sales “and other unpacking” also remain prohibited until May 5.
The prefect justifies his decision by the “incidence rate of 194.7 cases per 100,000 inhabitants”, the “tensions in hospitals (more than 100 covid patients in conventional hospitalization and 14 in intensive care)” and “the continuation of investigations on the CLADE 20C variant ”(Breton variant).