Fearing the Delta variant, the residents of Gires want to be vaccinated

Variable delta hovers over the River Gers, anxiety descends at the Ouch vaccination center on Monday afternoon, this volunteer at the reception notes:Yes, there are more people than usualIn the waiting list, many appointments have already been planned for a long time. Especially parents with their teenage sons, to get a vaccination before leaving on vacation. But there are also those with them These are the last deaths He electrocuted, like Veronique and Pierre, two sixty-year-olds from a village near Lombez. “We saw the news on TV, and we got a little worried. So we thought we were goingVéronique admits.

We are secluded, live in a house in the country. We weren’t really worriedSays Pierre. Two unvaccinated people aged 42-60 diedFinally, I let them decide.

And they are not alone. This Monday, June 28, The phone platform received 875 calls in one morning, come from all over the department. “We haven’t seen this in three weeks“Refers to Delphine Grill Dumas, Mirandi’s deputy governor in charge of vaccination for the department.”It’s not the start of a panic, it’s awareness, and it’s necessaryThe judge is the representative of the state.

There are no restrictive measures at the moment

Even if the situation today has nothing to do with the epidemic peaks, the regional health agency expects to see this delta variant take over everywhere. “It’s a race against timeTo detect, isolate and vaccinate cases when the time is right, ARS says. Thus reducing the risk.

On the conservative side, restrictions are indisputable at the moment, because the indications are fairly good, especially in terms of incidence and hospitalization. And so major events can happen, notes Governor Xavier Brunettiere. Like this weekend at Nogaro Circuit, where the Truck Grand Prix takes place. The only condition: healthy traffic.

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On the other hand, if the indicators worsen again, and the virus actively spreads again, “Restrictive measures must be taken“Governor. That is not the case at the moment.

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