Even though the vaccination campaign in France has started, the coronavirus epidemic is still spreading so are restrictions it leads to. French are no longer quarantined since December 15, 2020. Yet, curfew has been instated in the country: first implemented between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m., and it has been pulle foward to 6 p.m. in mainland France.
Covid: nationwide curfew from 6 p.m., what you need to know
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.
So, how long is curfew for? Of course, it all depends on the evolution of the health crisis. As for curfew from 6 p.m. in mainland France, it is expected to last at least two weeks. Thus, it will not be lifted before January 30, 2021. Curfew was originally expected to last until January 20, 2021. It has been extended for another 10 days. Yet, the health situation is not improving, and so far, curfew is on until further notice. This Monday March 1, 2021, French President Emmanuel Macron said when visiting Stains that the French have to hold on for four to six more weeks. Hopefully, curfew will end by late March/early April.
Coronavirus: Is curfew from 6 p.m. effective? More about the latest data
The coronavirus epidemic keeps on spreading in France and despite curfew from 6 p.m., another lockdown is more and more dreaded. Can it be prevented? It depends on the effectiveness of nationwide curfew that has been assessed. Here is what the latest data from Santé Publique France says.
Covid: when are things to get back to normal in France?
The coronavirus epidemic that has changed the world broke out almost a year ago in France. Many French are now exhausted and depressed. When will things go back to normal? When will cultural places reopen? How long are facemasks compulsory for? Keep reading to find out more.
For the record, President Emmanuel Macron announced the 5,000-case-a-day-goal by December 15, was required to reopen museums, theaters and movie theaters. As the country reports about 20,000 new cases per day, the return of these places does not seem possible for now. All the more so as UK Covid variant, and other variants, keep on spreading in France.
Coronavirus, the threat of variants: everything you need to know
As vaccine campaigns have debuted all over the world, new coronavirus variants have been found in the United-Kingdom, in South Africa and in Brazil, making the authorities worried. Here is the latest news on the matter.