Wearing a mask, confinement, vaccination… The shadow of the eighth wave and health restrictions hangs over France.

Although the Minister of Health, François Braun, explained that it was “still too early” to talk about the eighth wave at the microphone of France Inter, reports La Dépêche. Despite “the recovery of indicators, rather on the rise for a week to ten days”.

To find out these figures, which may presage a new rebound, P lanet has produced the slideshow below which lists them, for the week of September 20, 2022. According to data collected by Santé Publique.

However, on the other hand, the President of the United States, Joe Biden, in an interview with CBS, reportedly said that the Covid-19 pandemic “would be over” indicates the media 20 minutes. Even if his country records , according to the New York Times, 62,000 new cases of Covid-19 contamination each day and 460 deaths each week linked to this disease.

On the other hand, this is not the case for epidemiologists who refute this assertion. “To say that the pandemic is over is shocking in view of the mortality which continues in countries like the United States or France.” explains Antoine Flahault, medical epidemiologist and director of the global health institute at the University of Geneva, to TF1.

In addition, according to him, the United States, like Europe, have not completely solved this problem… In the meantime, François Braun declared that in our case: “we are on armed vigilance” at France Inter…