Regional lockdowns? All options still in the table in France to fight Covid-19, says govt

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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Regional lockdowns? All options still in the table in France to fight Covid-19, says govt” – below is their description.

French Prime Minister Jean #Castex said last week a new #lockdown was not on the agenda but that the government would see this week whether local weekend lockdowns might be needed in 20 areas considered very worrying, including #Paris and the surrounding region.

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