French President Emmanuelle Macron may announce new measures against COVID-19 on Wednesday night. This was announced on Tuesday, October 27, by BFMTV with reference to informed sources.
It is expected that schools and public services will work. In addition, it will be strongly recommended to transfer employees to remote work.
Earlier Tuesday, French Prime Minister Jean Castex said that on Thursday morning the National Assembly will discuss and then vote on new measures to combat the pandemic. Later this afternoon, a similar procedure will be held in the Senate.
On October 22, Castex said that the authorities had extended the curfew to 38 departments and French Polynesia. The measure will last six weeks and it will be impossible to go out without a valid reason between 21:00 and 6:00.
Since the beginning of the Coronavirus epidemic, as of October 23, more than a million cases have been detected in France.