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


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.