Faced with the failure of his strategy, Emmanuel Macron declares second lockdown – The graduated response has been abandoned, as France approaches the peak of spring. The executive wants to believe that this second lockdown will not be like the first.
“It is not enough, it is no longer enough. “ Emmanuel Macron believed he had found the recipe to allow French society to ” live with “ the Covid-19 without resorting to confinement, this ” crude “ method which, according to him, carries a hint of the Middle Ages.
Its strategy of graduated, territorialized response has been criticized by its opponents for its illegible character; the Covid-19 epidemic threw her to the ground like a house of cards. At the end of October, France is on the way to regaining the peak that was reached in the spring during the first wave.
In the closed session of the Council of Ministers, Wednesday, October 28, the Head of State revealed to his government this spectacular figure: one million people are now instantaneous carriers of SARS-CoV-2. A progression “that even the most pessimistic forecasts had not anticipated” , he believes.