► Emmanuel Macron promises investments in hospitals
During a surprise visit Friday morning at the Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital in Paris, Emmanuel Macron insisted that it was necessary ” end “ to the “Impoverishment” nursing staff. “We probably made a mistake in the announced strategy” because it does “Carried too little meaning” and had a “Magnitude” and a relation to time “Not at all sufficient given the state of the hospital”, he said. The President of the Republic claimed to have “Asked the minister for an express job” on the subject. “It is an investment and not an expense”, he estimated.
→ READ. Emmanuel Macron lays the groundwork for his plan for the hospital
As to decree on the premium promised to hospital staff promised at the end of March by the president, it was published this Friday in the Official Journal. The amount will be between 500 and 1,500 €.
► Death of a child in France and Kawasaki disease
A 9-year-old child with symptoms of a form similar to Kawasaki disease described in young patients who came into contact with the coronavirus died in France. It’s about of the first death of this type in our country.
The child, who died of “Neurological damage related to cardiac arrest”, had “A serology showing that he had been in contact” with the coronavirus. But he had not developed the Covid-19 syndromes, said Professor Fabrice Michel, head of the pediatric resuscitation service at La Timone in Marseille, confirming information from Provence.
→ EXPLANATION. Why do hospitals alert about a disease affecting children?
► Saint Peter’s basilica reopens its doors
St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, closed to tourists for two months due to confinement, will reopen its doors to visitors on Monday, the Vatican announced.
Like the rules for Italy, religious celebrations with the public are also permitted in the famous basilica, even if none is planned yet.
► More than 300,000 deaths worldwide, New York prolongs its confinement
The toll of the Covid-19 pandemic now exceeds 300,000 deaths. The United States is the most affected country in terms of both death and case numbers, with 85,906 deaths for more than 1.4 million cases.
After two months of confinement, the governor ofNew York State extended until June 13 the containment decree that expired on Friday, except for the five least populated regions of this state of 20 million people.
The United Kingdom is the second country with the most victims with 33,614 deaths, ahead of Italy (31,368), Spain (27,459) and France (27,425).