Coronavirus pandemic: supermarkets turn to French farmers to supply food

Coronavirus pandemic: supermarkets turn to French farmers to supply food. Down To Earth’s Mairead Dundas reports. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

Coronavirus – Macron: ‘Now we’re producing 10 million masks’

French President Emmanuel Macron said on March 31: ‘Before this crisis, we produced in France 3.3 million masks a week. Now we’re producing 10 million – we have more than tripled production in just a few weeks. “And we’re going to continue this big increase in our production.’ Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE … Read more Coronavirus – Macron: ‘Now we’re producing 10 million masks’

Macron to visit mask factory as French health workers complain of acute shortage

French President Emmanuel Macron was to visit a mask factory in western France on Tuesday amid a continuing row over the acute shortage of masks for health workers battling the coronavirus epidemic that has killed more than 3,000 people in the country. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more Macron to visit mask factory as French health workers complain of acute shortage

‘Our lives under lockdown’: How the French are dealing with social isolation

Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 https://f24.my/YTliveEN … From keeping fit, to learning new skills like cooking or playing the guitar, with France under lockdown since March 17, France 24 spoke to people across the country to find out how they are coping with being … Read more ‘Our lives under lockdown’: How the French are dealing with social isolation

China says it will continue to help countries in need

Beijing has rejected a statement from a French government minister, who said that China – through its supply of medical equipment and workers – was using the pandemic as a means to win favor with the international community. The Foreign Ministry said China was playing its part in the global fight against the COVID-19. Subscribe … Read more China says it will continue to help countries in need

5.5m masks flown to Paris from China

An Air France plane from China, carrying 5.5 million medical masks, landed at Roissy airport in Paris, the day after the French government announced an order for equipment for dealing with COVID-19. The airline said earlier today that the plane departed from Shanghai. The government announced the establishment of an air bridge with China to … Read more 5.5m masks flown to Paris from China

France records 292 virus deaths in a day, total death toll of 2,606

French health authorities reported 292 new deaths from the coronavirus on Sunday, up 13% on the previous day and taking the total to 2,606 since March 1, as the government raced to relieve pressure on overwhelmed hospitals in the east.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news … Read more France records 292 virus deaths in a day, total death toll of 2,606

Coronavirus: ‘The fight has only just begun,’ says French PM

French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe warned on Saturday that “the first 15 days of April will be even more difficult than the last 15 days which have just passed” in France’s coronavirus crisis, adding that, “The fight has only just begun.”  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more Coronavirus: ‘The fight has only just begun,’ says French PM

COVID-19 | French police may stop enforcing lockdown

French police are threatening to stop enforcing the nationwide lockdown, in place for almost two weeks. Unions are accusing the government of failing to provide protective equipment, after an officer died from COVID-19 on Wednesday. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international … Read more COVID-19 | French police may stop enforcing lockdown

French PM warns of ‘extremely high’ surge in country’s coronavirus cases

France’s prime minister raised the alarm Friday over an “extremely high” surge in coronavirus cases in the country and warned that the situation would be “difficult in the days to come.” Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more French PM warns of ‘extremely high’ surge in country’s coronavirus cases