The Austro-Hungarian border in Nickelsdorf, Austria. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Europe to shut border for a month as France braces for a 15-day lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic

  • Under the European Union’s proposal, non-EU citizens would be barred from entering the Schengen border-free travel region for 30 days
  • French President Emmanuel Macron declares ‘we are at war’ with the virus and orders all of the nation’s residents to stay home for 15 days
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Austro-Hungarian border in Nickelsdorf, Austria. Photo: AFP
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