Covid: nationwide curfew from 6 p.m., what you need to know

Published by Rizhlaine F. · Photos by My B. · Published on 17 January 2021 at 17h36 · Updated on 17 January 2021 at 17h36
This is official, starting Saturday January 16, 2021 curfew from 6 p.m. is to be implemented in mainland France. What are the rules of this nationwide measure? Here is what is allowed and what is not.

It is official, curfew from 6 p.m. is implemented in mainnland France. A measure set up to overcome the coronavirus epidemic. But what are the rules of this early curfew? Here is what is allowed and what is not.

When?

The measure is implemented from January 16, 2021. Between 6 p.m. and 6 p.m. any outing is banned. A derogatory trip certificate is required if you have to go out.

Where?

This early curfew is implemented in mainland France. This measure does not apply to overseas departments.

What are the derogatory trip reasons?

Reasons remain the same as the previous ones: work, teaching, health consultation, family compelling reason, disability, administrative summon, general interest tasks, train, plane or bus trip for long-distance trips, trips for pets' needs. Public facilities must close from 6 p.m.

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