January 17, 2021

French Prime Minister Jean Castex Says, Nation Witnessing “Clear Worsening” Of COVID-19 Outbreak

France Witnessing 'Clear Worsening' Of COVID-19 Outbreak: PM

Jean Castex he didn’t announce any main new restrictions.


France is seeing an acceleration of the Covid-19 outbreak after a surge in infections however goals to keep away from any new nationwide lockdown, Prime Minister Jean Castex stated Friday.

“There’s a “clear worsening” in France of the unfold of COVID-19 which has “not lowered in depth” and “will nonetheless be with us for some months,” PM Castex stated in a televised assertion in Paris.

However he didn’t announce any main new restrictions, saying France’s goal is to “keep away from a common lockdown” and achieve dwelling with the virus by social distancing, mask-wearing and ramped-up testing.

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