France to close schools, ban domestic travel as coronavirus surges

Mar 31, 2021 | INVESTING

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday announced a three-week nationwide school closure and a month-long domestic travel ban, as the rapid spread of the virus ramped up pressure on hospitals.In a televised address to the nation, Macron said efforts are needed as “the epidemic is accelerating”.“We’re going to close nursery, elementary and high schools for three weeks,” he said, adding that a nationwide 7pm to 6am curfew will be kept in place. “If we stay united in the…

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