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[En continu] Towards a reconfinement of Paris and its region?

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This Wednesday, the National Council is holding a extraordinary debate on covid and the effects of the crisis.

our follow-up of the day on Tuesday

■ In the Netherlands, people vote in vaccination centers

This Wednesday morning, the polling stations opened in the Netherlands, the last day of parliamentary elections, considered a test of the management of the epidemic by the current government and which should allow Prime Minister Mark Rutte to win a new mandate.

The AFP agency says that the first voters voted at 7:30 am. The polling stations close at 9 p.m. and the first estimates are expected soon after.

Ballots for the three-day poll which started on Monday are being dropped off in unusual places such as museums and testing centers across the Netherlands, where you can sometimes vote by bike or car.

■ This Wednesday or Thursday, the announcement of confinement for Ile-de-France?

Tuesday evening on BFMTV, French Prime Minister Jean Castex has thus prepared the ground. He said the “time has come to consider arrangements for the Paris region”. According to him, “the data is gathered” for a possible re-containment.

“We are in a worrying and critical situation and, very clearly, measures of the type that have been used in other parts of the territory are on the table tonight,” he said. He was referring to the confinements put in place over the weekend in Nice, Dunkirk and in Pas-de-Calais.

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