Covid-19: How long does it takes before the lockdown starts having an impact on the figures ?

France reports 292 new deaths on March 30, bringing total 2,606. How long does it takes before the lockdown starts having an impact on thoses figures ? Pierre Wolkenstein, dean of the faculty of medicine at the university of Paris East, answers.

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