Deutsche Welle reports:

France will enter a new coronavirus lockdown on Friday until at least December 1.

French President Emmanuel Macron announced the new restrictions in a speech from the Elysee palace after an emergency meeting.

New restrictions

– People can only leave home to go to work, to go to school, for a medical appointment, to give assistance to loved ones, for essential shopping or for physical exercise

– Travel between regions is banned

– Bars, restaurants and non-essential businesses will be closed

– Work must be done remotely wherever possible

– Universities and higher education will mostly be taught online

– International borders will be largely closed

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More about the latest Covid-19 news out of Europe here: “Germany announces new four-week ‘lockdown lite’“.

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