“I’m disappointed, it’s not fair - it should be all of France.”
“It’s a sacrifice that we all have to make so we can have more freedom later.”
There have been mixed views from Parisians on the new anti-coronavirus restrictions as large parts of France, including the capital city, have this weekend gone back into a limited lockdown.
The measure will be in place for at least a month and affect 21 million French citizens in cities including Paris, Lille and Nice.
Unlike the first coronavirus lockdown in spring 2020, schools will stay open, along with food stores, pharmacies, hairdressers and bookstores.
The French government had been hoping to avoid a new major lockdown, betting the nationwide curfew would be sufficient.
But that wager seems to have been lost as the rate of COVID-19 infections rises and the number of people in intensive care increases, putting intense pressure on the French hospital system.
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