From Paris to Cannes, the curfew empties the streets of France

    From Paris to Cannes, the curfew empties the streets of France

    The curfew came into force Tuesday evening in France, replacing the confinement in place for several weeks.

    Only Christmas garlands and decorated trees gave a little life, Tuesday evening, to the streets of France. The curfew went into effect at 8 p.m., replacing the lockdown in place for several weeks to fight the second wave of covid-19. From Paris to Marseille, from Cannes to Lyon, residents must now be at home from that time, only being able to go out with rare exceptions, with a certificate. The only exception to coversfire: Travel will be authorized during Christmas night, although French people are recommended not to meet with more than six adults. On the other hand, you will have to stay at home on the evening of the 31st.

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    11,532 positive tests have been recorded in France in the last 24 hours, according to Public Health France, against 3,063 on Monday, the day when the figures for new cases are still at much lower levels, because fewer tests are carried out on weekends. end. Last week, an average of 12,000 new daily cases were recorded, well above the 5,000 the government had expected to reach by mid-December. The positivity rate remains stable at 6.2%. The number of deaths due to Covid-19 since the start of the epidemic in hospitals and medico-social establishments stands at 59,072 deaths.

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