The new Covid cluster in Dordogne France “now under control”


Nine cases of virus have been confirmed in the small village of Eglise-Neuve-de-Vergt (Nouvelle-Aquitaine), making it the 29th “cluster” of cases throughout the department.

The new infections came after the funeral of a person “in his fifties”, whose death “had nothing to do” with the virus, said Michel Laforcade, director of local health authorities. Nouvelle-Aquitaine Regional Health Agency (ARS) at a press conference.

Local newspaper South West said that “about twenty family members were present” in a small village church, as was authorized in detention, but that they “may have been more numerous at the funeral home, cemetery and family reunion [afterwards] “

But a family member told the newspaper France Bleu Périgord that the …


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