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French Prime Minister Jean Castex says the country can avoid going into a third coronavirus lockdown – ABC News

The country’s Prime Minister says they have a chance to avoid going into a third lockdown, but doctors and scientists think it seems certain and say the only question…

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France has decided against imposing a third coronavirus nationwide lockdown and instead ordered tighter controls at its borders, increased police action against curfew breakers and a greater adherence to working from home.
Key points:

  • After almost 24,000 new infections were detected in the past day, France’s total caseload has rise to 3.15 million
  • Nearly 2,900 of the 25,800 hospitalised COVID patients are in intensive care
  • About 1.45 million people have been vaccinated so far

Prime Minister Jean Castex…

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