Paris steps up lockdown rules with ban on daytime jogging

Amid instances of people flouting confinement measure introduced last month to contain the Covid-19 virus epidemic, Paris City Hall has tightened restrictions on the movement of residents, which until now prohibited all non-essential mobility except for brief exercise close to home, with a ban on jogging between 10am and 7pm.

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Paris officials said on Tuesday they are to ban lone daytime jogging as people continue to flout anti-coronavirus lockdown rules, after France recorded its highest daily death toll, reports FRANCE 24.