Containment, vaccination: would it be more efficient to take local measures?

THE CHEKING PROCESS – Abroad, many governments border on the city scale. In mainland France, the government has so far refused to do so.

THE QUESTION. There are parts of the world where everything goes very quickly. When the virus arrives in the city, the entire metropolis is placed under cover, without consequences for the rest of the country. This has been the case in China for months, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand … The whole city of Auckland was confined on Monday for only 2 positive cases. . This is the “zero Covid” strategy.

In Europe, measures are often also regionalized. In Madrid, we will be able to go to restaurants until 11 p.m. on Thursday, when the Barcelona region maintains strict restrictions. In Germany, a ban on traveling more than 15 km from home is applied in cities with incidence rates above 200 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. In Italy, only certain regions are subject to travel restrictions (Abruzzo, Liguria, Tuscany, Sicily …). In England, the city of Leicester was confined this summer, after an outbreak of cases.

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