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Paris ordered under curfew as new coronavirus restrictions roll out across Europe – SBS News

New lockdown measures are being imposed across Europe as the continent reports more than 100,000 new cases of COVID-19 every day.

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France has become the latest European nation to toughen coronavirus controls, imposing a curfew in capital Paris and eight other cities in step with restrictions across the continent.
“We have to act. We need to put a brake on the spread of the virus,” President Emmanuel Macron told public television of the 9pm to 6am shutdown, which will be in force for up to six weeks from Saturday.
Alongside Paris, major cities like Lyon, Mediterranean port Marseille and southwestern Toulouse are also affec…

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