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Popular SE France tourist regions witness surge in Covid cases

Provence and the Riviera in south-east France, along with the Mediterranean island of Corsica, all highly popular summer destinations for tourists, have declared emergency measures to deal with a surge in hospital admissions of Covid-19 cases, with medical staff reporting that the patient age-groups are notably younger than previously seen.

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Covid-19 Delta variant delays easing of restrictions in SW France

An emerging spread of the highly transmissible Delta variant of the Covid-19 virus has led to a delay in the lifting of restrictions on public movement in the Landes in south-west France, while a scientific advisor has warned that it will also likely lead to a fourth wave of the epidemic in the autumn.