On Tuesday, the state services appealed for vigilance in the face of the strong surge of the epidemic in the department. As of Monday, March 29, the incidence rate stood at 231.8 per 100,000 inhabitants, against 90 on March 15. “This unfavorable trend calls for the greatest vigilance”, explains the prefecture, in a press release, specifying that braking measures could be adopted if the health situation continues to deteriorate.
150 verbalizations this weekend
As a reminder, this weekend, the gendarmes intervened on two festivals, in Saint-Julien-Chapteuil and in Mazet-Saint-Voy. “The owners of the premises are the subject of legal proceedings,” state services continue. The prefect deplores the irresponsibility of the organizers of these festivals and their participants. “
This weekend, 180 security forces were mobilized, the gendarmes proceeded to 150 verbalizations for non-compliance with the curfew or for a prohibited gathering in a context of health crisis. New checks will be carried out regularly, and offenders systematically fined.