Christmas at home? Doctors warn France’s lockdown might endure

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    While France has been back in lockdown for one week, streets in major cities remain busy and schools are open. The government now warns tougher measures might be on the way if the virus continues to spread. On Thursday, France recorded more than 58,000 cases, with some doctors warning the lockdown might need to extend through the Christmas period.

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