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Indonesia has reported 11,278 new coronavirus infections and 306 new deaths, official figures showed.
Earlier on Wednesday, president Joko Widodo became the first person in the country to receive a shot of a Chinese-made Covid-19 vaccine, as health officials began an immunisation campaign in one of the world’s most populous countries.
There is no need to close schools in France but new restrictive measures must be taken to slow further coronavirus infections and in particular the spread of the British variant, the government’s top scientific advisor said on Wednesday.
“We think English data on the variant are not definitive enough to lead us to recommend the closing of schools in France,” Delfraissy told franceinfo radio (see earlier post).Continue reading...