Night curfew in France from Saturday


Due to concerns about the spread of the British coronavirus mutation, France is tightening its corona measures: A nationwide curfew will apply from 6 p.m. on Saturday, as Prime Minister Jean Castex announced on Thursday evening in Paris. In addition, the controls for immigrants are to be tightened.


Premier Castex announces stricter corona measures

© The  tightened curfew will initially apply for two weeks, Castex said. ©

 The n the situation will be reassessed. So far, the curfew from 6 p.m. is already in place in 25 administrative districts in the east of the country, including in the border area with Germany. In the rest of the country there is currently a curfew from 8 p.m.

In addition, France is relying on stricter tests for travelers from non-EU countries: In future, you will have to present a negative PCR test when entering the country and should also be quarantined for a week as a precaution. A second PCR test should then be due.


 The  French schools should remain open. Health Minister Olivier Veran had already announced large-scale test series. According to him, up to one million students aged six and over and their teachers should undergo corona tests every month.

Quelle: What / Afp

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