Covid-19: are there any precedents for outdoor “clusters”?


THE CHEKING PROCESS – As the fine weather arrives and public places are closed, outdoor gatherings multiply, giving rise to evacuations, especially in Paris. Do they represent a health risk?

THE QUESTION. Did the Parisians who were on the banks of the Seine last weekend and the previous one take an exaggerated risk in terms of health? Did they risk creating new “ clusters “? The question has actually arisen since the start of the epidemic. It had already stirred up the public debate, especially during the decision to make it compulsory to wear a mask in the street, although scientific discourse agrees to recognize that the risk of contamination in the open air is very much lower than that in places confined.

While the quays of the Seine were twice evacuated by the police on the grounds that the rules of social distancing were not respected, Internet users were largely divided on the subject between those who found unconscious to take such risks and those who felt that the authorities had gone too far in social control. But what about scientifically? Is there

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