In consultation with elected officials, the prefect of Pas-de-Calais requested the confinement of the department for the next three weekends. The incidence rate is over 400 cases per 100,000 inhabitants: it is the second most affected department in France. In Arras, traders are worried, starting with a hairdresser in the city center. “Saturday is about 30% of turnover. The customers who come on weekends cannot come on weekdays, they are people who work “, explains Nicolas Fievet.
A situation that could have been avoided, according to local elected officials, if the vaccination had not not took as much of delay. “The delay that was taken in the month of January exposes a little more the ofpart of Not–of–Calais than others, maybe “, according to Fréofric Leturque, the mayor (Les Centristes) of Arras. The government is expected to confirm this decision Thursday, March 4, at a press conference.
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