Coronavirus: France, minister does not rule out new lockdown – Last Hour


(ANSA) – PARIS, 28 SEPTEMBER – “We do everything we can to avoid a general re-definition” but “we do not exclude anything”. Interviewed this morning on BFM-TV, the French Minister for Ecological Transition, Elisabeth Borne, explains that the measures taken by the government are aimed at avoiding a new generalized lockdown. “But with this virus, we’re not ruling out anything,” he added.

After the crackdown in the area of ​​Marseille and Aix-en-Provence, as well as in Paris and ten other cities, today a new squeeze against the invisible enemy has also entered into force in the Nord and Hauts-de-France regions. Bars and tea rooms close from 10pm, ban on selling alcohol between 8pm and 6am, ban on amplified music between 8pm and 6am, ban on parties or family gatherings in places that welcome the public. Choices that in France are taken at the local level, by the prefects, according to the data linked to the epidemic. (HANDLE).



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