Covid-19. When the firefighters watch over nursing homes from the sewers

Since the first wave of the coronavirus, a surveillance network has been set up discreetly in France. An underground job – in the first sense of the word. Which consists of analyzing the wastewater. Because Covid-19 can be detected in the stool four to seven days before symptoms appear. Monitoring and studying sewage is therefore […]

Ehpad Tonus Vitamine de Draguignan: families asked to come and pick up their loved ones

2020-10-18T20:18:37.000+02:00 – This Sunday evening, there are 29,837 additional cases of contamination and the virus is reaching retirement homes. In the Tonus Vitamine nursing home in Draguignan in the Var, 37 residents and 13 employees tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday. To protect the uninfected residents, the management asked their families to temporarily take back […]

Covid-19: what do the mortality figures say in Seine-Saint-Denis?

Would the Covid-19 kill more in Seine-Saint-Denis, discriminating the poorest department of the metropolis? A jump 63% more deaths, all causes combined, over the period of March 21 to 27 compared to the previous period (March 14 to 20), worried Thursday evening the Director General of Health, Jérôme Salomon. For comparison, the increase reached 32% […]