France widens curfew measures as Covid-19 epidemic soars


As the numbers of Covid-19 infections and hospitalisations soar in France, Prime Minister Jean Castex on Thursday announced  9pm-6am curfew measures, aleady in place in Paris and eight other cities to limit public socialising, will now include a vast swathe of the country, representing two thirds of the population.

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Six days after curfews came into effect in greater Paris and eight other metropolitan areas, French Prime Minister Jean Castex has announced new measures to stem the spread of coronavirus as cases rise across the country, reports FRANCE 24.