French authorities could impose a partial lockdown if new infections continue to rise. FRANCE 24 health editor Julia Sieger says with many people travelling for holidays in the month of August, experts fear a second epidemic will hit in September.
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In This Story: Lockdown
During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.