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France, Germany to Reimpose Lockdowns to Contain Virus Spread

By Kyodo News 30 October 2020

PARIS/BERLIN–France and Germany on Wednesday announced the imposition of fresh national lockdown measures as Europe grapples with a massive resurgence of coronavirus cases.

French President Emmanuel Macron ordered the country back into a nationwide lockdown from Friday until at least Dec. 1. As in the spring, he required people to refrain from outings deemed nonessential in a bid to curb a sharp rise of new infection cases.

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