Nationwide Lockdown Imposed in France as Second Coronavirus Wave Hits

French President Emmanuel Macron announced Wednesday that the country would move into another nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus as a second wave of the virus has cut rapidly across the nation, a report said.

The lockdown, which will go into effect Friday, will last until at least the end of November, the BBC reported.

Non-essential businesses will all be shuttered, but schools, and factories will remain open, according to the report. Read more…..


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Multiple European countries have announced a return to #lockdown while the second wave of the #Covid #pandemic sweeps across the continent. France is the latest country to join that list as French President Emmanuel Macron announced the news in his address to the nation on Wednesday night.

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