Covid-19 mutations do not yet destabilize the epidemic plateau in France


The more contagious variants are nevertheless a “real” threat which is growing day by day.

It is a slightly ascending plateau that stretches day by day. A fairly stable situation, but “brittle”, admitted Thursday evening the Prime Minister at a press conference. Because the effects of variants, more contagious, are not yet felt. Yet they are a threat “Real” which is improving day by day (+ 50% each week).

According to the first results of investigations carried out in the territory, the British variant concerned 14% of positive cases for the coronavirus on January 27. A share that could climb to 25% in Île-de-France, according to the Obépine network, which analyzes samples of wastewater. However, its circulation is not “Explosive”, estimates virologist Bruno Lina in an interview with lyoncapitale.fr. “It is linear and continuous.”

Several factors, such as the restrictions put in place, may explain why France is not currently experiencing the epidemic wave suffered by its neighbors across the Channel. “As for the contagiousness of the English variant,

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