The entire territory of France, including most affected by the pandemic capital region, declared a “green zone”, which means victory over COVID-19. About it in a televised address to the nation on the evening of June 14, said the President and Emmanuel macron. It is posted on his page in Facebook.
According to the President, from June 15 to open the country’s borders to other member States of the European Union. July 1 will be permitted the entry of citizens of third countries in which the epidemic was brought under control, said macron.
Schools and preschools will start working in full mode on June 22.
Across the country from June 15 unable to open cafes and restaurants.
“This does not mean that the virus is gone and we can reduce vigilance. We will have to follow the rules of physical distance for a long time. Summer 2020 is not normal, we will continue to monitor the development of the epidemic”, – said the President.
Priority in the near future will be the restoration of the economy, but not at the cost of higher taxes, said macron. In his opinion, the EU should also play its role in stimulating economic growth of France.
The country should “learn lessons from the pandemic,” he said.
“This test has revealed our weaknesses, our weaknesses: the dependency on other continents in certain products, cumbersome organization, social inequalities and territorial disparities,” said macron.