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Coronavirus in Paris and île-de-France as of Saturday May 15, 2021

Discover the latest news regarding the coronavirus pandemic in Paris and Ile-de-France. As of Saturday May 15, 2021, let us have a look at the news in Paris and its surroundings, the latest restrictions and the evolution of the disease. Ile de France - like the entire France - is currently exiting lockdown. Discover the latest restrictions instated, all the latest announcements made in the Paris area, and the improving vaccination campaign.
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Lockdown exit: theaters and show venues to reopen from May 19 with a seated audience

Closed for over 6 months because of the health crisis, theaters and show venues might be allowed to reopen from May 19, 2021 with a seated audience, according to Europe 1 and Le Parisien. Yet, this reopening could take place in compliance with a 800-people limit indoors, and 1,00 people outdoors.
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Lockdown exit: Emmanuel Macron to speak this Friday, Castex announces

While the government confirmed daytime trip restrictions will be lifted from May 3, many French people are now wishing to know when will cultural places and terraces reopen. At the end of the Ministerial Council this April 28, Jean Castex announced Emmanuel Macron will speak this Friday April 30 to present the "prospects" of the new lockdown exit.
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Lockdown exit: reopening calendar, Castex confirms the mid-May deadline

As the coronavirus epidemic is declining in France, the reopening calendar gets more precise. The official announcement is expected for Emmanuel Macron’s address to take place by the end of April. reopening of non-necessary stores, terraces or bars and terraces, and cultural places including movie theaters, museums, theaters, and show venues, here is what we know so far.
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Covid: restaurants, museums, bars, movie theaters, gyms... to reopen from mid-May?

As cultural life is almost at a standstill for months, and that restaurants, gyms, bars, places of nightlife are closed for even longer, Emmanuel Macron has just given hope to the French: in his address on March 31, the French President announced the reopening agenda of all these places will start on May 15, 2021.
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Terraces and cultural places to reopen in France: different scenarios on the table

This is a new step the French people are highly anticipating: the reopening of the terraces of bars, cafés, and restaurants, as well as of museums and monuments, movie theaters, and show venues. For now, all these places are closed to the public because of the resurgence of the Covid-19 epidemic in the country. But the government has started considering several possible scenarios to reopen these places progressively. What are leads on the table? Keep reading to find out more.
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Reopening from mid-May: Alain Fischer remains cautious and does not know if this goal could be met

Are come of places closed be able to reopen on May 15, as told this March 31 by Emmanuel Macron during his address? Entrusted with the French vaccinal strategy, Alain Fischer remains cautious because of the very active spread of the virus in the country. Invited on LCI this April 8, he said he does “not know if this goal could be met on May 15”.
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Covid: Roselyne Bachelot announces an extra 20-million-euro help to support culture

She promised new “substantial announcements for the cultural sector” this Thursday March 11, 2021: Roselyne Bachelot has just stated that an extra 20-million-euro help will be granted to cultural sectors.
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A lovely Paris metro map pins cultural places to support art

Talented Lucas Destrem has come up with an original Paris metro map to support culture, by replacing classic metro stations by museums, theaters, concert venues, movie theaters, and other libraires we all miss. A wonderful initiative!
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Covid: museums, theaters, and operas are the safest places, a study reads

According to a German scientific study, operas, museums, and theaters are the public places with the lowest Covid-19 spread risk, on the condition health guidelines are complied with properly.