May 26, 2024
France

All schools closed in France from Monday to halt corona virus

Schools, colleges and childcare facilities will be closed in France from next Monday until further notice as part of a nationwide effort to halt the spread of coronavirus  Emmanuelle Macro as announced this evening thursday 13 March.

  • Macron said that the coronavirus pandemic was France’s worst health crisis in a century. 
  • All schools, creches and universities throughout France will be closed from Monday. 
  • In France, sixty-one people have died of the virus. The number of cases was put at 2,876, an increase of 595 cases and 13 deaths from Wednesday. 
  • Travel bans accelerated around the world on Thursday in response to the coronavirus epidemic, which was officially classed as a “pandemic” by the WHO on Wednesday.
  • Italy, which has recorded nearly 15,113 coronavirus cases and 1,016 deaths, remains on a nationwide lockdown. 
  • The Paris stock market fell by 12.3 percent. In the US, stocks dropped so fast that trading halted for the second time this week.

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