On may 11, France will gradually cancel the earlier restrictions due to the spread of COVID-19. This was announced by the Prime Minister of France Edouard Philippe during the online briefing, which was broadcast by TV5MONDE Info in YouTube.
“This morning, during a meeting of the security Council, the President of the Republic [Emmanuel macron] confirmed that the gradual removal of restrictions can begin from 11 may. This is a new phase in the epidemic, this is good news for France and the French,” said the head of government.
The Prime Minister said that France was “divided into two parts” – the “green” and “red” departments – depending on the severity of the condition.
Philip said that in “red” regions schools, colleges, parks, gardens and other facilities will remain closed after may 11, in contrast to the “green” regions, with little spread of coronavirus infection.
“Restrictions can be recovered if people do not obey the rules of social distancing” – he said.
The state of emergency imposed in France during the outbreak of coronavirus, earlier it was planned to extend until July 24.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
As of 7 may throughout the world, the coronavirus has infected 3,78 million people, according to Johns Hopkins University that tracks the spread of the disease. Victims COVID-19 was 264 679, recovered 1 255 685 people.
In France since the beginning of the outbreak recorded 174 224 cases of infection, 25 812 people died, 54 081 – recovered. The country is in sixth place for the number of patients in the world.