The French flag flies in Paris, with the Eiffel Tower in the background. France’s government is facing criticism at home over its coronavirus strategy. Photo: Reuters The French flag flies in Paris, with the Eiffel Tower in the background. France’s government is facing criticism at home over its coronavirus strategy. Photo: Reuters
The French flag flies in Paris, with the Eiffel Tower in the background. France’s government is facing criticism at home over its coronavirus strategy. Photo: Reuters

Emmanuel Macron orders coronavirus curfew in major cities as France declares state of emergency

  • New restrictions will run from 9pm to 6am in areas already on maximum alert, including Paris, Lyon and Toulouse
  • Measures starting on Saturday will last four weeks and be enforced with fines of up to US$1,760

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The French flag flies in Paris, with the Eiffel Tower in the background. France’s government is facing criticism at home over its coronavirus strategy. Photo: Reuters The French flag flies in Paris, with the Eiffel Tower in the background. France’s government is facing criticism at home over its coronavirus strategy. Photo: Reuters
The French flag flies in Paris, with the Eiffel Tower in the background. France’s government is facing criticism at home over its coronavirus strategy. Photo: Reuters
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