The French government has gradually eased restrictions on economic activities as a countermeasure against the new coronavirus, but since the infection situation has not improved as expected, it has decided to review the contents of the mitigation plan.
The French government has begun gradual easing of restrictions such as allowing retail stores to operate from the end of last month, and from the 15th of this month, the number of infected people per day has decreased to about 5,000. , We plan to further relax the restrictions on going out, such as limiting them to nighttime.
However, the number of infected people per day exceeded 14,000 on the 9th, and the infection situation has not improved as expected.
"The number of infected people has been increasing little by little in the last few days, and it is far from winning," Castex said at a press conference on the 10th, and announced that he would review the contents of the mitigation plan from the 15th.
Although we will not change the policy of limiting the restrictions on going out at night, it will be one hour earlier than originally planned, starting at 8 pm, and the restrictions that were allowed for the 24th of Christmas Eve and the two days of New Year's Eve will be lifted only on the 24th. It is supposed to be.
The cinemas, theaters and museums that were scheduled to reopen will continue to close for a few more weeks.
The French government is strongly wary of the re-emergence of the infection after Christmas holidays and is calling for thorough infection control measures such as wearing masks when meeting with family members for the first time in a long time.