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All the news for September 16, 2020
9h42 | The mayoress of Longueuil, pointed out for having delayed announcing the fact that she was infected with COVID-19 last week, had to defend herself during the municipal council, Tuesday evening, judging that she was the victim of attacks personal.
8:18 am | Coronavirus: more than 2,000 schools closed in Morocco.
A total of 2,250 schools are currently closed in Morocco due to the still perennial risk of contamination with the new coronavirus, according to figures obtained by AFP from the Ministry of Education.
“We are currently around 950,000 students”, whose schools are closed, out of some 7 million who were to return to school in September, told AFP the spokesperson for the ministry.
More than 2,000 new daily cases of infection have been identified in recent days in Morocco, for a total of 90,324 people infected, including 1,648 deaths on Wednesday evening.
Various emergency measures (strengthening of police checks, curfews, movement restrictions, etc.) have been taken in the country, in line with the extensive powers conferred on the Ministry of the Interior within the framework of the state. health emergency.
Distance education has thus been imposed in all establishments located “in closed quarters or classified as epidemic centers” and for all children from infected families.
The French high school in Casablanca (nearly 4,000 students) canceled its face-to-face re-entry following restrictions imposed in the economic capital, while that of Rabat (around 2,500 students) closed earlier this week after the detection of several cases of contagion. , said Olivier Brochet, director of the Agency for French Education Abroad, during a re-entry point in Paris.
[INFOGRAPHIE] COVID-19 is taking young people and regions by storm.
3h59 | More than 10% of Canadians who have contracted COVID-19, or who think they have contracted it, admit not to have placed themselves in isolation, even if the instructions of public health cannot be clearer.