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The government does not rule out an extension of the health pass until summer 2022 – RT in French

Government spokesman Gabriel Attal did not rule out an extension of the health pass until the summer of 2022. The government must present a text for the renewal of the measure in the coming weeks.

Asked about France Inter on September 23 concerning the maintenance of the health pass, the government spokesman did not rule out an extension beyond the presidential election of 2022.

“I prefer that we reactivate the sanitary pass rather than shutting down restaurants, bars, theaters, cinemas”, declared Gabriel Attal, explaining that a calendar was going to be presented and that it was not in progress. able to announce an end date of extension.

“You know that the deputies stop sitting on February 28, so that means that if you extend it, it is until the summer of 2022, after the legislative elections?”, Then points out the journalist to him. “It is obviously a dimension that we integrate”, retorted the spokesperson immediately. “I cannot give you the timetable today, but I will come back gladly when we present the text in a few weeks,” he concluded.

The executive would be wrong to deprive itself of this political tool of control, given the almost general apathy of the French population, who wants to drink their beer on the terrace.

An intervention that did not fail to react to personalities hostile to the health pass, like Florian Philippot. “” Lifetime pass or closure of restaurants, bars, cinemas, … “. Why is he brazenly lying since he knows very well that none of this is closed in countries without a health pass? Why does no journalist point him out? Their role, no? ”Asked the leader of the Patriots.

“As soon as the health pass was implemented, it was obvious that it would be maintained until the presidential election,” added journalist Didier Maïsto. “The executive would be wrong to deprive itself of this political tool of control, given the almost general apathy of the French population, who wants to drink their beer on the terrace,” he lamented.

Despite a health situation which is improving in France in the face of the Covid-19 epidemic, the government therefore continues to bet on what it describes as “caution” and has not decided at this stage to adapt the health pass, which continues to apply under the same conditions, had already warned Gabriel Attal on September 22. The government spokesperson also said that from September 30, the health pass would apply to 12-17 year olds.