French PM says country close to 'exiting' Covid-19 crisis

As France tentatively moves towards lifting restrictions imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic, including the re-opening of restaurants, cinemas and museums and a shorter overnight curfew, Prime Minister Jean Castex claimed the country was 'coming out of this health crisis', above all through vaccinations.

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France’s daily coronavirus infections tally fell on Monday to its lowest level since the start of the year, as Prime Minister Jean Castex declared that the country was "finally coming out of this health crisis", reports Radio France Internationale.