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He announced it, he did it. This Friday August 20, the prefect of Seine et Marne, Lionel Beffre, formalized the establishment of health pass in eight shopping centers in Seine-et-Marne from August 23.
A measure taken as a precaution while the department flirts with the fateful bar of 200 cases per 100,000 inhabitants (the incidence rate was 198 on August 18).
Present a QR Code
Information with serious consequences, especially for the largest shopping centers in the department.
The centers affected by this new measure represent an area of more than 20,000 m². Wearing a mask will be mandatory as well as QR Code attesting to a valid health pass. The latter can be obtained thanks to a complete vaccination schedule, but also with a negative PCR or antigen test carried out less than 72 hours ago.
– Prefect of Seine-et-Marne (@ Prefet77) August 20, 2021
Lionel Beffre, prefect of Seine-et-Marne explained that this measure would be taken “if the incidence rate is greater than 200 cases per 100,000 inhabitants”. In recent days, the department has observed a plateau oscillating between 190 and 198 cases per 100,000 Seine-et-Marne.
It is a decision taken in consultation with the other departments of the Île-de-France region. It is a measure of regional harmonization even though we have been on a fairly high plateau for several days.
Eight targeted centers
The prefecture is justified by invoking “the intention to contain this new wave
epidemic, while minimizing the restrictions against the vaccinated majority population ”.
The shopping centers concerned
Eight shopping centers of more than 20,000 m² are therefore affected by this control measure:
• Carré Sénart, in Lieusaint
• The Villiers-en-Bière shopping center
• Val d’Europe, in Serris
• Bay 2, in Torcy
• Terre Ciel, in Chelles
• The Pontault-Combault shopping center
• Les Sentiers, in Claye Souilly
• The Seasons of Meaux, in Chauconin-Neufmoutiers
Controls and exceptions
Entry into these shopping venues will be subject to increased control. However, those who host a vaccination center will have to put in place “modalities of access
The health pass will be withdrawn “only if the incidence rate curve were to decrease greatly”, conclude the prefectural services.
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