At the start of the pandemic, it was Italy, accused moreover of all the evils by the political leaders. Then came the UK, which had suffered a major epidemic outbreak. Russia, for its part, managed as best it could. But, now, France is the country most affected by Covid-19 in Europe.
Pandemic: France passes the milestone of 4.5 million cases
While the passing of arms between Emmanuel Macron, who claimed to have been right not to confine, and the scientists, who assure that they had predicted the epidemic outbreak of this month of March 2021, continues, France continues the days with several tens of thousands of new cases. To the point of having, Saturday March 27, 2021, passed the milestone of 4.5 million confirmed cases in its territory.
An inescapable threshold which was crossed after several days to more than 40,000 confirmed cases. Sunday March 28, 2021, while generally Sunday there is a drop in the number of cases linked to the drop in tests taken by the French, Public health France reports 37,014 new cases. In comparison, on Sunday March 1, 2021, there were 4,703 confirmed cases, almost 8 times less.
France: the most affected European country in the world
From now on, the country has, on March 28, 2021, more than 37,000 cases on average over seven days, unheard of since the last week of October 2020, a few days before confinement 2. And the crossing of the 4.5 mark million cases led France to obtain a crown that it would have preferred to avoid: that of the European country most affected by the pandemic.
With 4.545 million cases, France now has more cases than Russia, according to Johns Hopkins University, which officially lists 4.469 million cases, almost 100,000 fewer.