French PM ramps up anti-Covid plan with national 6pm-6am curfew


A 12-hour curfew beginning at 6pm that was recently introduced in regions of eastern France where the return of the coronavirus epidemic took a significant hold has now been extended to all of France, beginning on Saturday and for a renewable two weeks, while visitors to the country from outside the EU face new restrictions including a seven-day isolation period even if they recently tested negative for the virus.

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French Prime Minister Jean Castex has announced a new evening curfew will begin nationally across France starting at 6pm on Saturday, reports BBC News.