Covid-19: how is your region doing compared to October 2020?


Fifty Shades of Restrictions. Between travel restrictions, confinements and curfews, France has experienced its share of health measures since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. On October 17, 2020, the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron announced to twenty million French men and women that they will be ordered to return home before 9 p.m., and not to leave before six in the morning.

The curfew, initially introduced to avoid a national reconfinement, is finally applied to the whole country and accompanied by a two-month confinement.

Midnight for Christmas, 6 p.m. in January then 11 p.m. in June… The curfew has experienced more than one turnaround. Today, there is no longer any question of setting up such a restriction… However, the figures are similar – even more worrying.

In its latest epidemiological report, the National Public Health Agency notes a “marked increase in the incidence rate throughout the territory” as well as an “increase in the incidence rate, particularly among those under 20 and 30-49 year olds. In addition, there is a stabilization of hospital indicators at the national level with regional disparities.

What is the epidemic situation in your region, compared to that of October 2020, when a curfew and confinement were introduced? We take stock in our slideshow below. The figures provided are based on data from Géodes – Public Health France as of October 17, 2020 and September 19, 2022.

Note: since the end of the state of health emergency, pronounced on July 31, it is no longer possible for the government to put in place neither confinement nor curfew.