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COVID-19 Vendée

The number of people testing positive for Covid-19 has increased in many European countries and cases of the new mutations (from the UK spread to 40+ countries and South Africa spread to 6+ countries) have been confirmed in France. Therefore, curfew hours were adjusted across the country starting January 16 for at least 15 days. Between 18h00 and 06h00 hours, we are not allowed on the streets without a certificate. For all measures and number of cases specific to the Vendée, please continue reading. Situational map, testing locations, and other statistics Click here Vendée department situation: Corona virus statistics in Vendée – Situation report from 15 Jan. (source Pays de la Loire Health department) 14,650 active confirmed cases  (+ 896 from 8 Jan.) 108 current hospitalizations 6 currently in intensive care 749 total released from hospital 139 people have died (+9 from Jan 8th) New report detailing Vendée in percentages …

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Putain de merde! Writing 2020 off of my shoulders

The last week of the year is normally a time of reflection for me as it probably is for many people across the globe. At the end of 2020, I vowed not to. Because… why? What was the point? What could I possibly reflect upon more than what I had already demanded of myself, or screamed into my own ears, or lie curled up in a ball worrying about? With the festive season safely behind us and both feet firmly planted into the new year – that’s 2021 in case you were wondering – it’s probably time to write the traumatic experience that was 2020, off of me, and to regain a sense of hope and even a sense of humour about it all. After all… aren’t people going through so much worse on any given day and what the hell do I have to be so sad about? Well. …