Édouard Philippe said the first two weeks of April would be harder than the last two weeks as French officials reported 319 more deaths.
There are now 29,155 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the nation, compared to 25,233 a day ago and 13,904 people hospitalised of whom 3,375 are in intensive care.
French officials said that the overall number of coronavirus cases had risen to 25,233, a rise of about 13% in 24 hours.
Dozens of school close and rail services severely hit as demonstration enters 36th day and as talks over pension reforms are due to resume Friday.
Single-use plates, cups, and cotton buds were banned from January 1st; more will be banned next year, in first steps towards goal of phasing out all single-use plastics by 2040.
France is experiencing a 'venomous national debate' that is scrambling questions over the headscarf, Islam, immigration and radicalization.
Education minister says decision to postpone Le Brevet a week taken to 'guarantee security of the pupils' with temperatures set to reach 40C.
Iraqi president Barham Saleh said the 13 were handed over by Syrian Kurdish forces last month.
The satellite, launched from China, will study ocean surface winds and waves around the clock and aims to help the better prediction of cyclones.
Commission for the Enrichment of the French Language (CELF) has offered another possibility for French speakers - 'infox'.
Formerly displaced people from Europe were tempted 'home' to USSR but lost their previous nationality and suffered poverty and repression.
Report by French senate says strikes cost airlines €300 million a year and force some planes to skirt the country to shorten flight times.
Mélina Boughedir, who left her home in France with her four children in 2015 to follow her husband to Iraq, was sentenced to life by Iraqi court.
Poll shows 75% of French people want President Emmanuel Macron to suspend arms exports to countries involved in the Yemeni war.