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Emmanuel Macron orders COVID-19 lockdown across all of France, closes schools

Emmanuel Macron orders COVID-19 lockdown across all of France, closes schools

By Administrator_India Capital Sands President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday ordered France into its third national lockdown and said schools would close for three weeks as he sought to push back a third wave of COVID-19 infections that threatens to overwhelm hospitals. With the death toll nearing 100,000, intensive care units in the hardest-hit regions at …

France reopens UK border for travellers who are Covid-free

France reopens UK border for travellers who are Covid-free

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Freight from Britain and passengers with a negative virus test began arriving on French shores Wednesday, after France relaxed a two-day blockade over a new virus variant that had isolated Britain, stranded thousands of drivers and raised fears of shortages. Associated Press reporters witnessed a ferry pulling into the French port …