Sanitary pass, wearing a mandatory mask… These are only distant memories. These two devices ceased on March 14, 2022, recalls the site of the Public Service, ridding the French and the French women of these obligations for the spring and the summer.

Alas, autumn has returned and winter is approaching, Covid-19 is resurfacing… The figures are on the rise, the contaminations are more numerous, and with them the fear of seeing these measures reappear.

According to the latest data from Public Health France, the number of new confirmed cases in the last 24 hours is 65,537, which is 27.6% more than last week. The incidence rate, that is to say the number of people tested positive for Covid-19, is increased to 494.9 per 100,000 inhabitants.

That’s a 25.9% increase in 7 days. The positivity rate increased by 15.2% in 7 days, to a rate of 25.4%. As for the effective R, it is estimated at 1.2, which means that the pandemic is progressing. The worsening of the situation could signal a return to the restrictive measures of last year.

The spread of the virus worries. Are new restrictions expected soon? The president of the Committee for monitoring and anticipating health risks (Covars), Brigitte Autran, was received on France 2 on Thursday October 6, 2022.

In particular, she provided an update on the various measures and the likelihood that they will be in force in the near future. Planet has produced the slideshow below which summarizes the various announcements of the past 24 hours.