Paris authorities will tighten restrictions in the city and the suburbs to stop the spread of coronavirus infection, Report informs, citing TASS.
"The restrictions will affect a certain number of places that sell alcohol and takeaway food and near which there is a large crowd of people," mayor of the French capital, Anne Hidalgo, told BFM TV. The mayor said that the work of these institutions would end at 22: 00 local time. She also noted that the police Prefecture would publish a document in the coming hours.
According to the President of France's decree, from October 30 for a period of at least until December 1, the country re-introduced a quarantine regime due to the increase in cases of coronavirus infection. Cafes, restaurants, bars, gyms, and clubs are closed, and stores that sell non-essential goods are prohibited.
More than 1.5 million cases of coronavirus infection have been detected in France since the beginning of the pandemic. The coronavirus related deaths have exceeded 38.6 thousand since March.