Government spokesman Gabriel Attal said there would be no new "national restrictions this week", while the hypothesis of a re-containment is raised within the executive according to information from Europe 1. 

There will be "no change in national restrictions this week," government spokesman Gabriel Attal said on Wednesday after the Council of Ministers, without commenting on possible reductions.

A week after the announcement of the generalization of the curfew at 6 p.m. in metropolitan France, "we are giving this (device) a chance, it is possible that this measure will help to curb the circulation of the virus even more in our country", argues Gabriel Attal. 


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Ski resorts soon fixed 

While January 20 was initially supposed to mark the date for the reopening of bars and restaurants, according to the progressive deconfinement plan presented at the end of November by Emmanuel Macron, now postponed indefinitely, "we are trying to anticipate as much as possible for all sectors. visibility that we can give them on their reopening when they can reopen, "assured Gabriel Attal.

Likewise, the ski resorts are waiting to know, with low hopes, whether they will be able to restart their ski lifts during the February school holidays.

Gabriel Attal indicated that the Minister of the Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire, would announce "himself to professionals (in this) sector, by the end of the week", the decisions to maintain or lift restrictions.