9 pm | Eleven cases in the department
According to the latest assessment from the Regional Health Agency, the Haute-Loire department now has eleven Covid-19 positive cases. It's three more in 48 hours.
4:05 pm | In Pont-Salomon, a municipal decree bans gatherings
The town hall has decided to harden the tone in Pont-Salomon: by municipal decree of March 20, “any gathering of several people in parks, gardens, stadiums and any public or private space in the town is prohibited until further notice in because of the coronavirus pandemic. Patrols will be carried out by the gendarmerie and the offenders will face the fine provided by the government. “
The municipality recalls that the communal rooms are closed. The town hall is now closed to the public, only a hotline will be provided.
3 pm | Vegetation fires prohibited
It seems obvious, but the Lantriac town hall rightly reminded it on its Facebook page: it is forbidden to light plant fires during this period.
“We ask everyone to show double citizenship in these times of confinement” says the town hall.
2:10 pm | The empty RN 88
At midday, the RN 88, which is particularly busy at weekends, is completely deserted.
The fingers of one hand were enough to count the road traffic between noon and 2 p.m. to the author of La Guide, in Yssingeaux …
1:45 pm | Canary stranders returned
In a message, the Altiligériens stranded in the Canaries, then in Barcelona, finally managed to rally the department. “Yes, we are back! Plane maintained as expected! We have arrived in Paris. Luckily we were able to find one of the last nine seater minibuses to return. We were thinking of taking the trains but they cancel out as the clock turns. We were eight to descend six to Lyon, and we dropped two on the way to Dijon. Arrived around 2am in Lyon. We got our car back and headed for the house! Our friends are always stranded in the Canaries in Barcelona or Paris … No more rental cars, no more trains, very few planes … It gets complicated for them! Now we have to reconnect to life here in France. Getting information for work, Getting organized, …. to resume an “almost normal” life. A huge thank you to all those who supported and helped us locally but also remotely, family, friends, neighbors … ”
1:20 pm | No walks in the Land of Juices
By a press release, it is recalled that “any walk on Via Fluvia or around the Lavalette dam, commune of Lapte, is prohibited during the confinement period. Access and parking at the parking lot of the Lavalette dam are also prohibited . “
12.50pm | Le Puy: “We haven't had any problems with gathering so far”
With this first weekend of containment, Mayor Michel Chapuis and Police Commissioner Eric Cluzeau are calling on the population to continue their efforts, despite the good weather and the call of nature for those who have worked all week.
“We have not had any problems with assembling so far,” explains the commissioner. It’s a particularly civic territory but the message is: don’t relax this weekend. ”
11 hours | Only four stalls at the Puy-en-Velay market
he Saturday, the Puy-en-Velay market is reduced to four stalls, in four different places.
In terms of attendance, one of the producers expected “worse”. He served around fifty clients in three hours.
10:10 am | At Mazet-Saint-Voy, the Halle Fermière remains open but…
During confinement, the Farmer's Hall remains open every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The store has implemented preventive measures to limit exposure to the coronavirus: the number of customers, inside the store is limited to five, it is requested to respect a distance of 1 meter with other customers and the store staff, and to use their bags and shopping bags for shopping.
9.45 am | In Retournac, a municipal decree banning walks on the paths
By municipal decree, from March 20 to April 20, “walks and gatherings are prohibited on all of the hiking trails in the town, and in particular in the Loire Valley, on the Château d'Artias site, on the Lachaud picnic area. “
The municipality also recalls that the stadium is “prohibited for use. Any non-compliance with the provisions of this decree constitutes an offense recorded in minutes and transmitted to the competent courts.”
9:10 am | Fishing is not closed but to “proscribe”
On its internet page, the Departmental Fishing Federation recalls that “following the current health situation and government directives, the Federation is closed. “
The structure requests “to cancel the Nature Fishing Workshop sessions and all other activities, regrouping, including individual fishing which is to be prohibited. All of these measures have been taken until further notice. “
8 hours | Tudip, the transport service of the urban community of Puy-en-Velay, adapts its services
The Tudip transport network is free during the confinement period. Please note, the timetables will be adapted and modified from next week.
The barrier measures taken to protect users are reinforced with the climb from the back of the bus, the limitation of the number to 5 people in the shuttles and 10 people in the buses, the delimitation of a perimeter of one meter around the driver not to be crossed, the prohibition to sit behind the driver, or the prohibition on groups of people from using public transport. The bus is disinfected very regularly, and cleaned with a dedicated team.
During the confinement period, the elected officials chose to maintain free transport, in particular to avoid any contact, with exchanges of currency and bus tickets for example.
The urban bus timetables will change next week to adapt as closely as possible to the needs during this period of health crisis. The free electric shuttle on line L is maintained but now runs every 30 minutes. These hours could be subject to other adaptations in the event of changes and if necessary.