After three and a half months of downtime the Paris Louvre Museum resumes its work. On 6 June reports Le Monde.
According to the publication, the Museum has lost more than €40 million in revenue during the forced quarantine. The public Museum is usually on 75% consists of foreigners, say the journalists.
The Louvre was never closed for so long since the Second world war, says Le Monde. Therefore, the management of the Museum expects that the next three years will be heavy, and the total number of tickets sold in 2020 will be very far from a record 10 million achieved in 2018.
First, visitors can visit the Museum Monday from 9.00 a.m., they are required to wear masks. The Louvre will open the most visited of the exhibition, but about 30% of the exhibition will be available in the first week. Theoretically, visitors can see more than 30 thousand works on the area of 45 thousand m2.
The Louvre was closed since March 1 due to pandemic COVID-19.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 11.4 million, of which more than of 6.17 million recovered, and more 534,2 thousand died.