French cities face new virus curbs in 'race against the clock'

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Health minister Olivier Véran said measures would be announced for Lyon and Nice by Saturday, after curbs on public gatherings were imposed this week in Bordeaux and Marseille.

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French authorities are preparing tighter restrictions in several cities to curtail a surge in Covid-19 cases that could again overwhelm hospitals, health minister Olivier Veran said Thursday, reports FRANCE 24.